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Genres :Fiction , Romance , Poetry
Published By : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks
Published On : Jul 01, 2016
ISBN : 0743477545 (ISBN13: 9780743477543)
Format :Paperback
Language :English
No. of pages : 240
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    “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
    And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
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    “Though she be but little, she is fierce!”
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    “The course of true love never did run smooth.”
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    “Lord, what fools these mortals be!”
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    “And yet,to say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays.”
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