Words of Love: Romantic Quotations from Plato to Madonna

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Jordan L. Linfield, Joe Kay
Gramercy Books, 1997 - Reference - 456 pages
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More than just quotes about romance,Words of Lovegathers together wit and witticisms, lyrics and sonnets, proverbs and outrageous declarations that will touch, entertain, and even make readers laugh out loud. This collection spans over 2,000 years, with hundreds of eclectic themes surrounding love--from Attractions and Affairs to Indecency and Intimacy to Wooing and Wrinkles.

Whatever the topic, readers will find it here: Organized by theme, there are thousands of quotations under hundreds of headings for whatever stage of romance you are in (or wish you were in).Words of Lovebrings readers the fun and the quirky, the pithy and the unorthodox, from Ovid to Brownings, from D.H. Lawrence to Camille Paglia.


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Contents

Absence
1
Adultery
7
Anger
18
Bachelors
25
Betrayal
37
Ears
116
The Enemy
122
Eyes
131
Longing
229
Lust
255
Buttocks
349
Sixty
389
Tears
395
Thirty Years of Age
401
Ugliness
407
Vice
413

Fantasy
139
143
192
Jealousy and Suspicion
205
Lies
221
Search for Love 368 Voice
420
Sexual Harassment 381 Women
430
Sighs 386
436
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About the author (1997)

Jordan L. Linfield and Joseph Krevisky have collaborated on several best-selling books, including The Bad Speller's Dictionary. Both have held leading editorial positions at major publishing houses in addition to longstanding careers as educators in New York City.


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