Valentine words *o*

The LOVE Word

Jean Jacques Rousseau. 1712-1778.
… She I love is far away.

Miscellaneous Translations.
… Who does not love wine, women, and song

Old Testament.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
… Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not
… Thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.
… He giveth his beloved sleep.
… Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
… Open rebuke is better than secret love.
Love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave.
… Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.

New Testament.
… Ye have heard that it have been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
… Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
… All things work together for good to them that love God.
… Owe no man anything, but to love one another.
Love is the fulfilling of the law.
… things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report: if there be any virtue, and
… Labour of love.

Book of Common Prayer.
… for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part.
… To love, cherish, and to obey.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 1809-1861.
… The genius to be loved, why let him have
… Death forerunneth Love to win

Bartlett’s Quotations. Preface
… the way of suggestions or by contributions; and especially to those lovers of this subsidiary literature for their kind appreciation of former

John Lyly. Circa 1553-1601.
… O Love! has she done this to thee?
… He reckoneth without his Hostesse. 8 Love knoweth no lawes.
… satyr, a shepherd, a bull, a swan, a golden shower, and what not for love.–Robert Burton: Anatomy of Melancholy, part iii. sec ii. mem. i.

Benjamin Franklin. 1706-1790.
… Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.

John Tobin. 1770-1804.
… Amply that in her husband’s eye looks lovely,–

George Canning. 1770-1827.
… The Loves of the Triangles. Line 178.

William Wordsworth. 1770-1850.
… Instructed that true knowledge leads to love.
… Of kindness and of love.
… An appetite,–a feeling and a love,
… The heart that loved her.
… And very few to love.
… And love and thought and joy.
Love him, who for himself will take no heed at all?
… And love, and man’s unconquerable mind. 5

Sir Walter Scott. 1771-1832.
… In peace, Love tunes the shepherd’s reed;
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove,
… For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
… For lovers love the western star.
… True love ‘s the gift which God has given
… That loved, or was avenged, like me.
… And loved to plead, lament, and sue;
… Of finer form or lovelier face.

James Montgomery. 1771-1854.
… And all that life is love.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge. 1772-1834.
… A spring of love gush’d from my heart,
… Beloved from pole to pole.
… He prayeth well who loveth well
… He prayeth best who loveth best
… And lay down in her loveliness.
… And to be wroth with one we love
… Possessing all things with intensest love,
… All are but ministers of Love,

Robert Southey. 1774-1843.
… They sin who tell us love can die;
Love is indestructible,
… But the harvest-time of love is there.

Charles Lamb. 1775-1834.
… It is good to love the unknown.

Walter Savage Landor. 1775-1864.
… Nature I loved; and next to Nature, Art.

Thomas Campbell. 1777-1844.
… There shall he love when genial morn appears,
… O Love! in such a wilderness as this.
… Drink ye to her that each loves best!

Thomas Moore. 1779-1852.
… And maids who love the moon.
… But as truly loves on to the close;
… And that when we ‘re far from the lips we love,
… We ‘ve but to make love to the lips we are near.
… As love‘s young dream.
Love‘s Young Dream.
… I but know that I love thee whatever thou art.
… The words of love then spoken;


… Calendaria), this designation arose from the fact that in an old romance a prince of the name of Crispin is made to exercise, in honour of his
… are rendered so ridiculously and equally extravagant by the old romancers, that from thence arose that saying amongst our plain and sensible

William Wordsworth. 1770-1850.
… Sole-sitting by the shores of old romance.

Sir William Davenant. 1605-1668.
… From The Mock Romance, a rhapsody attached to The Loves of Hero and Leander, published in

Thomas Gray. 1716-1771.
… upon the flute and lying with Houris, be mine to read eternal new romances of Marivaux and Crebillon.

William B. Rhodes. Circa 1790.
… Ray: Proverbs. Thomas: English Prose Romance, page 85.


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