Sunday, February 19, 2012

12 Shakespearean Quotes on Love and Seduction

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In honor of Valentine's Day this past week, here are twelve quotes from Shakespeare on love and seduction:

1.  For which of my bad parts didst thou first fall in love with me? Much Ado About Nothing 5.2.56-57

2.  For your lovely sake / Give me your hand and say you will be mine. Measure for Measure 5.1.489-90

3.  Who ever lov'd that lov'd not at first sight?  As You Like It 3.5.82

4.  I dedicate myself to your sweet pleasure. Cymbeline 1.7.136

5.  O my dear lord, I crave no other, nor no better man. Measure for Measure 5.1.423-24

6.  I do not desire you to please me, I do desire you to sing.  As You Like It 2.5.15-16

7.  I am one that loves [you] more / Than words can witness or your thoughts can guess.  The Taming of the Shrew 2.1.328-29

8.  Consent... that we may enjoy each other.  As You Like It 5.2.9

9.  That I might touch! / But kiss, one kiss.  Cymbeline 2.2.16-17

10. A heaven on earth I have won by wooing thee.  All's Well That Ends Well 4.2.66

11. Thou shalt be worshipp'd, kiss'd, lov'd, and ador'd.  The Two Gentlemen of Verona 4.4.197

12. I do love nothing in the world so well as you - is not that strange? Much Ado About Nothing 4.1.266-67

  

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