'Love Through the Ages' Quotes

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'thy eternal summer shall not fade'
Sonnet 18, Shakespeare
1 of 196
'Nor shall Death brag thou wander'st in his shade'
Sonnet 18, Shakespeare
2 of 196
'Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May'
Sonnet 18, Shakespeare
3 of 196
'Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds'
Sonnet 116, Shakespeare
4 of 196
'It is an ever-fixed mark'
Sonnet 116, Shakespeare
5 of 196
'It is the star to every wandering bark'
Sonnet 116, Shakespeare
6 of 196
'Love's not Time's fool'
Sonnet 116, Shakespeare
7 of 196
'I grant I never saw a goddess go'
Sonnet 130, Shakespeare
8 of 196
'When she walks, treads on the ground'
Sonnet 130, Shakespeare
9 of 196
'And yet, by heaven, I think my love is rare'
Sonnet 130, Shakespeare
10 of 196
'My love is like to ice and I to fire'
My Love is Like to Ice, Spenser
11 of 196
'But harder grows the more I her entreat?'
My Love is Like to Ice, Spenser
12 of 196
'That fire, which all things melts, should harden ice'
My Love is Like to Ice, Spenser
13 of 196
'thy soul, they fix'd foot'
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning, John Donne
14 of 196
'No tear-floods'
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning, John Donne
15 of 196
'And Make me end where I begun'
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning, John Donne
16 of 196
'This bed thy centre is, these walls thy sphere'
The Sun Rising, John Donne
17 of 196
'Through windows, and through curtains, call on us?'
The Sun Rising, John Donne
18 of 196
'On her white breast a sparkling cross she wore'
The Rape of the Lock, Pope
19 of 196
'Look on her face, and you'll forget 'em all'
The Rape of the Lock, Pope
20 of 196
'Love in these labyrinths his slaves detains'
The Rape of the Lock, Pope
21 of 196
'By force to ravish'
The Rape of the Lock, Pope
22 of 196
'He saw, he wish'd, and to the prize aspir'd'
The Rape of the Lock, Pope
23 of 196
'Men from whom we are told women were made, have too long occupied the thoughts of women'
A Vindication of the Rights of Women, Wollstonecraft
24 of 196
'They want a lover, and protector'
A Vindication of the Rights of Women, Wollstonecraft
25 of 196
'men of wit and fancy are often rakes; and fancy is the food of love'
A Vindication of the Rights of Women, Wollstonecraft
26 of 196
'Nothing in the world is single'
Love's Philosophy, Shelley
27 of 196
'Why not I with thine?'
Love's Philosophy, Shelley
28 of 196
'the waves clasp one another'
Love's Philosophy, Shelley
29 of 196
'see the mountains kiss high heaven'
Love's Philosophy, Shelley
30 of 196
'A thing of beauty is a joy for ever'
A Thing of Beauty, Keats
31 of 196
'A flowery band to bind us to the earth'
A Thing of Beauty, Keats
32 of 196
'An endless fountain of immortal drink'
A Thing of Beauty, Keats
33 of 196
'the stage in the tapestry looked more like a ghost'
Middlemarch, George Eliot
34 of 196
'there was warm red life in her lips'
Middlemarch, George Eliot
35 of 196
'healthful youth'
Middlemarch, George Eliot
36 of 196
'duties of her married life'
Middlemarch, George Eliot
37 of 196
'active wifely devotion which was a strengthen her husband's life'
Middlemarch, George Eliot
38 of 196
'His shoulders globed'
Followers, Heaney
39 of 196
'An expert'
Followers, Heaney
40 of 196
'sometimes he rode me on his back'
Followers, Heaney
41 of 196
'I wanted to grow up and plow'
Followers, Heaney
42 of 196
'It is my father who keeps stumbling'
Followers, Heaney
43 of 196
'and will not go away'
Followers, Heaney
44 of 196
'The bed we loved in was a spinning world'
Anne Hathaway, Carol Ann Duffy
45 of 196
'shooting stars which fell to earth as kisses'
Anne Hathaway, Carol Ann Duffy
46 of 196
'he would dive for pearls'
Anne Hathaway, Carol Ann Duffy
47 of 196
'now echo, assonance'
Anne Hathaway, Carol Ann Duffy
48 of 196
'Romance and drama played by touch'
Anne Hathaway, Carol Ann Duffy
49 of 196
'dribbling their prose'
Anne Hathaway, Carol Ann Duffy
50 of 196
'his touch, a verb dancing in the centre of a noun;'
Anne Hathaway, Carol Ann Duffy
51 of 196
'a keepsake hankered un the heart of a locket'
About His Person, Armitage
52 of 196
'a ring of white unweathered skin'
About His Person, Armitage
53 of 196
'That was everything'
About His Person, Armitage'
54 of 196
'outside, the wind's incomplete unrest'
Talking in Bed, Larkin
55 of 196
'At this unique distance from isolation'
Talking in Bed, Larkin
56 of 196
'An emblem of two people being honest'
Talking in Bed, Larkin
57 of 196
'We passed them, grinning and pomaded'
The Whitsun Weddings, Larkin
58 of 196
'the perms, the nylon glove and jewellery substitutes'
The Whitsun Weddings, Larkin
59 of 196
'The lemons, mauves and olive ochres'
The Whitsun Weddings, Larkin
60 of 196
'The women share the secret like a happy funeral'
The Whitsun Weddings, Larkin
61 of 196
'A sense of falling, like an arrow shower'
The Whitsun Weddings, Larkin
62 of 196
'somewhere becoming rain'
The Whitsun Weddings, Larkin
63 of 196
'Stop all the clocks'
Funeral Blues, W.H Auden
64 of 196
'the message He is dead'
Funeral Blues, W.H Auden
65 of 196
'He was my North, my South, my East and West'
Funeral Blues, W.H Auden
66 of 196
'I thought that love would last forever, I was wrong'
Funeral Blues, W.H Auden
67 of 196
'Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun'
Funeral Blues, W.H Auden
68 of 196
'For nothing now can ever come to any good'
Funeral Blues, W.H Auden
69 of 196
'Which is the poison to poison her, prithee?'
The Laboratory, Browning
70 of 196
'Grind away, moisten and mash up the paste'
The Laboratory, Browning
71 of 196
'gold oozings'
The Laboratory, Browning
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'the exquisite blue'
The Laboratory, Browning
73 of 196
'while they laughing, laugh at me'
The Laboratory, Browning
74 of 196
'Not I bid you spare her the pain'
The Laboratory, Browning
75 of 196
'That's my last Duchess painted on the wall'
My Last Duchess, Browning
76 of 196
'Looking as if she were alive'
My Last Duchess, Browning
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'Half-flush that dies along her throat'
My Last Duchess, Browning
78 of 196
'At staring, is my object'
My Last Duchess, Browning
79 of 196
'I gave commands'
My Last Duchess, Browning
80 of 196
'She shut the cold out and the storm'
Porphyria's Lover, Browning
81 of 196
'her smooth white shoulder bare'
Porphyria's Lover, Browning
82 of 196
'Three times her throat around'
Porphyria's Lover, Browning
83 of 196
'Blush'd bright beneath my burning kiss'
Porphyria's Lover, Browning
84 of 196
'And yet God has not said a word'
Porphyria's Lover, Browning
85 of 196
'Come back, her sister uses to whisper'
Atonement, McEwan
86 of 196
'becoming a nurse was to work for her independence'
Atonement, McEwan
87 of 196
'You didn't answer my letter'
Atonement, McEwan
88 of 196
'The Old Man'
Atonement, McEwan
89 of 196
'Briony studied her mother's face'
Atonement, McEwan
90 of 196
'the play was 'stupendous''
Atonement, McEwan
91 of 196
'provoke his admiration'
Atonement, McEwan
92 of 196
'when he was at home'
Atonement, McEwan
93 of 196
'demanding her family's total attention'
Atonement, McEwan
94 of 196
'Illness had stopped her giving her children all a mother should'
Atonement, McEwan
95 of 196
'deliberately not thinking about Robbie Turner'
Atonement, McEwan
96 of 196
'In my dreams I kiss you ****'
Atonement, McEwan
97 of 196
'drawing him with her deeper into the groom'
Atonement, McEwan
98 of 196
'Her spine went rigid'
Atonement, McEwan
99 of 196
'Some inexpert fumbling'
Atonement, McEwan
100 of 196
'Robbie and Cecilia had been making love for years - by post'
Atonement, McEwan
101 of 196
'The story could resume'
Atonement, McEwan
102 of 196
'Find Cecilia and love her, marry her, and live without shame'
Atonement, McEwan
103 of 196
'No one could take it away'
Atonement, McEwan
104 of 196
'I'll wait for you. Come back'
Atonement, McEwan
105 of 196
'To you, your father should be as a god'
A Midsummer Night's Dream
106 of 196
'As a form of wax'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
107 of 196
'To leave the figure or disfigure it'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
108 of 196
'Am I not thy lord'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
109 of 196
'Why should Titania cross her Oberon'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
110 of 196
'I am your spaniel'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
111 of 196
'Unworthy as I am'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
112 of 196
'One heart, one bed'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
113 of 196
'My heart unto yours is knit'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
114 of 196
'I do not lie'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
115 of 196
'Sweet friend'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
116 of 196
'I love thee not'
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare
117 of 196
'One last time, Mariam did as she was told'
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Hosseini
118 of 196
'She found their hands still clamped together'
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Hosseini
119 of 196
'It's not a happiness without a cost'
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Hosseini
120 of 196
'I used to worship you'
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Hosseini
121 of 196
'A woman's face, he'd said, is her husband's business only'
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Hosseini
122 of 196
'His powerful hands clasped her jaw'
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Hosseini
123 of 196
'let her finger bleed on the sheet'
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Hosseini
124 of 196
'If indeed she could ever love Rasheed's child as she had Tariq's'
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Hosseini
125 of 196
'Her war was against Rasheed'
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Hosseini
126 of 196
'Nelly, I am Heathcliff'
Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
127 of 196
'My great miseries in the world have been Heathcliff's miseries'
Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
128 of 196
'I have not broken your heart - you have broken it - and in breaking it, you have broken mine'
Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
129 of 196
'may you not rest, as long as I am living'
Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
130 of 196
'I would never dream of doing anything you wouldn't want me to'
A Doll's House, Ibsen
131 of 196
'I have been your doll wife, just as at home I was Daddy's doll child'
A Doll's House, Ibsen
132 of 196
'She becomes in a way both his wife and at the same time his child'
A Doll's House, Ibsen
133 of 196
'my little skylark'
A Doll's House, Ibsen
134 of 196
'my little squirrel'
A Doll's House, Ibsen
135 of 196
'my pretty little pet'
A Doll's House, Ibsen
136 of 196
'this is some token from a newer friend'
Othello, Shakespeare
137 of 196
'[He] falls into a trance'
Othello, Shakespeare
138 of 196
'Handkerchief! Confessions! Handkerchief!'
Othello, Shakespeare
139 of 196
'A horned man's a monster'
Othello, Shakespeare
140 of 196
'hurt your head'
Othello, Shakespeare
141 of 196
'barbary horse'
Othello, Shakespeare
142 of 196
'thou has enchanted her'
Othello, Shakespeare
143 of 196
'An old black ram is tupping your white yew'
Othello, Shakespeare
144 of 196
'I gave her such a one, 'twas my first gift'
Othello, Shakespeare
145 of 196
'Arise, black vengeance, from the hollow hell'
Othello, Shakespeare
146 of 196
'The handkerchief'
Othello, Shakespeare
147 of 196
'[speaking lower]'
Othello, Shakespeare
148 of 196
'I will chop her into messes'
Othello, Shakespeare
149 of 196
'my lord?'
Othello, Shakespeare
150 of 196
'Goats and monkeys'
Othello, Shakespeare
151 of 196
'Have you prayed tonight. Desdemon?'
Othello, Shakespeare
152 of 196
'Kisses Desdemona and dies'
Othello, Shakespeare
153 of 196
'green eyed monster'
Othello, Shakespeare
154 of 196
'my husband and my lord'
The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare
155 of 196
'But will you woo this wild cat'
The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare
156 of 196
'Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper'
The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare
157 of 196
'strikes her'
The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare
158 of 196
'come, come you wasp'
The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare
159 of 196
'If I be waspish, best beware my sting'
The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare
160 of 196
'stroked the ruby necklace that bit into my neck'
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter
161 of 196
'He turned his fingers in my hair'
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter
162 of 196
'A crazy, magnificent horsewoman in widow's weeds'
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter
163 of 196
'you never saw such a wild thing as my mother'
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter
164 of 196
'ceased to be her child in becoming his wife'
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter
165 of 196
'our destination, our destiny'
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter
166 of 196
'streaks of pure silver in his dark mane'
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter
167 of 196
'invited me to join this gallery of beautiful women'
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter
168 of 196
'His wedding gift, clasped round my throat. A chocker of rubies'
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter
169 of 196
'examined her, limb by limb'
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter
170 of 196
'He had made a good marriage for her'
Brick Lane, Monica Ali
171 of 196
'Hips are a bit narrow but wide enough'
Brick Lane, Monica Ali
172 of 196
'Chanu had not beaten her yet'
Brick Lane, Monica Ali
173 of 196
'Love is happiness'
Brick Lane, Monica Ali
174 of 196
'He had little cloth ears'
Brick Lane, Monica Ali
175 of 196
'Get your friends some drinks'
Brick Lane, Monica Ali
176 of 196
'She moaned again'
Brick Lane, Monica Ali
177 of 196
'Pale grew thy cheek and cold'
When We Two Parted, Lord Byron
178 of 196
'Long, long shall I rue thee'
When We Two Parted, Lord Byron
179 of 196
'Thy vows are broken'
When We Two Parted, Lord Byron
180 of 196
'How should I greet thee? - with silence and tears'
When We Two Parted, Lord Byron
181 of 196
'am'rous birds of play'
To His Coy Mistress, Marvell
182 of 196
'Time's winged chariot hurrying near'
To His Coy Mistress, Marvell
183 of 196
'my vegetable love'
To His Coy Mistress, Marvell
184 of 196
'we cannot make our sun stand still'
To His Coy Mistress, Marvell
185 of 196
'I would love you ten years before the Flood'
To His Coy Mistress, Marvell
186 of 196
'And watching with eternal lids apart'
Bright Star, Keats
187 of 196
'Pillow'd upon my four ripening breast'
Bright Star, Keats
188 of 196
'Still, still to hear her tender taken breath'
Bright Star, Keats
189 of 196
'A thing of beauty is a joy forever'
A Thing of Beauty, Keats
190 of 196
'A flowery bond to bind us to the earth'
A Thing of Beauty, Keats
191 of 196
'An endless fountain of immortal drink'
A Thing of Beauty, Keats
192 of 196
'Nothing in the world is single'
Love's Philosophy, Shelley
193 of 196
'Why not I with thine?'
Love's Philosophy, Shelley
194 of 196
'the waves clasp one another'
Love's Philosophy, Shelley
195 of 196
'see the mountains kiss high heaven'
Love's Philosophy, Shelley
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