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    What's Your Favorite Romantic Line From Literature?

    “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.” —Mr. Darcy, Pride & Prejudice.

    A really romantic moment in a book can make you feel like you're falling in love yourself.

    Like: "I have waited for this opportunity for more than half a century, to repeat to you once again my vow of eternal fidelity and everlasting love."

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    From Love in the Time of Cholera, by Gabriel García Márquez.

    Or: "Then he kissed her. At his lips' touch she blossomed for him like a flower and the incarnation was complete."

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    From The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    Or: “As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”

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    From The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green.

    Whether it was from a novel, a short story, or even a poem, tell us the most romantic line of literature you've ever read in the comments below.