Greatest Love Letters by Famous People
One of the most fascinating forms of art and expression is the love letter. Love letters have been a way for lovers to exchange their innermost feelings since the earliest forms of writing. The movie Sex and the City shows us the importance of historical love letters.The writers include Ludwig von Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, John Keats, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, Robert Browning and Victor Hugo.
Classic Love Letters by Famous People is highly recommended for those interested in having a copy of these timeless love letters written by important men of history.
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For some of these great men, love is a ‘delicious poison’ (William Congreve); for others, ‘a nice soft wife on a sofa with good fire, & books & music’ (Charles Darwin). Love can scorch like the heat of the sun (Henry VIII), or penetrate the depths of one’s heart like a cooling rain (Flaubert). Every shade of love is here, from the exquisite eloquence of Oscar Wilde and the simple devotion of Robert Browning, to the wonderfully modern misery of the Roman Pliny the Younger, losing himself in work to forget how much he misses his beloved wife, Calpurnia.
Taken together, these Classic Love Letters by Famous People show that perhaps men haven’t changed so very much over the last 2,000 years; passion, jealousy, hope and longing are all represented here – as is the simple pleasure of sending a letter to, and receiving one from, the person you love most.
An inspired collection of most celebrated writers, exploring the charm, potency and seductive powers of a classic genre . . . the love letter.
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..should I draw you the picture of my heart it would be what I hope you would still love though it contained nothing new
~~Abigail Adams to John Adams, her husband. He became the second president of the United States. Written December 23, 1782
I wake filled with thoughts of you. Your portrait and the intoxicating evening which we spent yesterday have left my senses in turmoil. Sweet, incomparable Josephine, what a strange effect you have on my heart!
~ Napolean Bonaparte (1763 - 1821) to Josephine, his beautiful wife
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~~ Winston Churchill ( Prime Minister of Great Britain. ) to Clemmie
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