Victor Hugo to Adele Foucher.Adele, my adorable and adored Adele I have been asking myself every moment if such happiness is not a dream. At last you are mine! Soon in a few months perhaps my angel will step into my arms, will awaken in my arms. My Adele.
Thomas Carlyle to John WelshHow is it that I have deserved these deserved a purer and nobler heart than falls to the lot of the millions? I swear I will love thee with my whole heart, and think my life well spent if it can make thin happy. Oh, my darling, I will always love thee.
Marlborough to his WifeYour letter came to me this minute. I would not for anything in my power it had been lost, for it is so very kind that I would return lose 1000 lives if I had them to make you happy.
Heinrich Heine to his Wife
Always think of you and I have a thousand things to say to you. The most important is that I love to distraction, my dear wife.
Napoleon to his Beloved
Love is absolute happiness and every moment is a joy except when I am away from my adored one.
Henry VII Anne BoleynNo more to you at this present, my own darling, lack of time, but that I would like you were in my arms and I in yours, for I think it is long since I kissed you.
John Keats to Fanny Brown
I have no limit now to my love. You have ravished me away by a power I cannot resist. My love is selfish. I cannot breathe without you.