Wider Reading, Match Quotations to their Authors

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1. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres

  • "o curse of marriage. That we can call these delicate creatures ours but not their appetites"
  • "I am exploding with the fire of love and there is no one to accept and nourish it"
  • "now, my own, own love...you are mine, and only mine"
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2. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Sonnet 130 by Shakespeare

  • "by heaven, I think my love as rare as any yet belied with false compare"
  • "I have to adore the mirror of the earth. You have taught her well how to be beautiful"
  • "be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny"

3. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

  • "now, my own, own love...you are mine, and only mine"
  • "practically blank as snow as yet"
  • "I had killed his beautiful wife, his beloved princess"

4. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: In The Name of Love by Jill Tweedie

  • "love may turn out to be our only solace in this lonliness"
  • "so full of shapes is fancy"
  • "he expressed himself...as warmly as a man violently in love can be supposed to do"

5. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare

  • "Arise fair sun and kill the envious moon"
  • "I have seen them gentle, tame and meek"
  • "for Fate with jealous eye does see two perfect loves nor lets them close"


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