So I would say to anyone who really believes, as I do, that a love of literature is life-enhancing: start reading, today! Make an appointment with yourself to read whatever seems to you most rewarding, for at least one hour each day. The reading might be done aloud with friends or family, or by yourself but it should be done at a time of day when you are fully alert, wide awake, able to give yourself totally to your developing love.
In short, every human love is first developed and then sustained by a giving of self that can be described either as work or play. What you do not work at, you cannot fully enjoy. Love of literature is the happy by-product of many happy hours of working with and learning to love particular novels, plays, and poems. Show Hide.
He says he will never leave her, not in a million years.
At night I dream of him, all day I wait to see him, and when I do see him my heart turns over and I think I will faint with desire. Forswear it, sight!
She is like a trap set by nature - a sweet perfumed rose in whose petals Cupid lurks in ambush! Anyone who has seen her smile has known perfection. She instills grace in every common thing and divinity in every careless gesture. Venus in her shell was never so lovely, and Diana in the forest never so graceful as my Lady when she strides through Paris!
I was swallowed up in an abyss of love in an instant. There was no pausing on the brink; no looking down, or looking back; I was gone, headlong, before I had sense to say a word to her. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others. But the point is, this has nothing to do with your beauty.
As I got to know you, I began to realise that beauty was the least of your qualities. I became fascinated by your goodness. I was drawn in by it. And it was only when I began to feel actual, physical pain every time you left the room that it finally dawned on me: I was in love, for the first time in my life. All I want is to deserve you. Tell me what to do.
Show me how to behave. It seemed the sleep with the woman in his arms was the only necessity. I used to want a great many things before, and to be angry that I did not have them.
Theoretically, I was satisfied. I flattered myself that I had limited my wants.
For the Love of Literature and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. For the Love of Literature Teaching Core Subjects with Literature Paperback – December 15, In her friendly, warm style, Maureen Wittmann shares her depth of experience in "teaching core. Literature has shaped my life in the most all-encompassing way. So many books have affected me greatly that it would be impossible to recount.
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She let me have it before anyone else; I got to read it before she even affixed the barcode. Talk about a book you love or a book that makes you wonder. Item is not available. The reading might be done aloud with friends or family, or by yourself but it should be done at a time of day when you are fully alert, wide awake, able to give yourself totally to your developing love. Julie R K on Apr 28, In All About Love: Anatomy of an Unruly Emotion Lisa Appignanesi has made a sort of compendium of love stories, picking them from literature and history and philosophy and anecdotally from life. The sonnets' ambivalence is at the core of loving — "mine eye and heart are at a mortal war".
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