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Jane Austen says my feelings will not be repressed…

“In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” –  Jane Austen, Pride And Prejudice

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning says and yet, because I love thee…

“And yet, because I love thee, I obtain From that same love this vindicating grace, To live on still in love, and yet in vain.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Sonnets from the Portuguese

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