From Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf - 1927 Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf met at a dinner party in 1922. Why are you alone in London, and when do you go to Salisbury? All my joy is to feel life spring from your flower-fountain that mine keeps to fill all the paths of my nerves which are yours. Leo Tolstoy to Valeria Arsenev November, 1856 : I already love in you your beauty, but I am only beginning to love in you that which is eternal and ever previous — your heat, your soul. It is a lovely place and lacks only you; but go to Salisbury first. Maybe sometimes take each other for granted.
Your work, coming from a fluid source, can be traced to the naked song of your youth. Adieu, there is nothing that I will not brave for your sake; you deserve much more than that. Sail away from the safe harbor. This letter was written in January 1927 and shows in eloquent but understated detail the heartache - and humiliation - of true love. English poet Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf: …I am reduced to a thing that wants Virginia. Bosie was described by acquaintances as spoilt and manipulative though; he used Oscar's love for him to get what he wanted, including money.
Source: A poll of more than 1,000 people by insurance company More:. That spark is not outside of you it is born deep within you. Because you are and always have been my dream. Or at least she looked like she was. I doubt if those things are true; White enjoys animal husbandry of all kinds including his own; and as for his regard for you, he has told me that, quite apart from this fertility, he admires you in all kinds of situations or dilemmas, some of which he says have been quite dirty. Waiting for her reply was excruciating. Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich Nobel Prize-winning American novelist Ernest Hemingway was a prolific, confident writer, but in his letters to actress Marlene Dietrich, he shows a more vulnerable side.
What's hiding in your mail pile? Their illicit relationship was complex but destined to last the distance; and there's no mistaking the depth of Oscar's feelings for his lover in these two impassioned notes from early 1893 taken from Oscar Wilde: A Life in Letters via My Own Boy, Your sonnet is quite lovely, and it is a marvel that those red rose-leaf lips of yours should be made no less for the madness of music and song than for the madness of kissing. Life and literature combined, love the dynamo, you with your chameleon's soul giving me a thousand loves, being anchored always in no matter what storm, home wherever we are. New is really exciting to me and many people like me. If one has any love for the person they loved once and really are confused, they will not shut the gates of communication down completely nor let months and years go by without seeing you. It is incredible how essential to me you have become. General Napoleon Bonaparte was one of her amours and he was completely enraptured with the older widow from the outset. It is absolutely necessary for me to obtain this answer, having been for above a whole year stricken with the dart of love, and not yet sure whether I shall fail of finding a place in your heart and affection.
Kisses on your mouth, your eyes, your breast, everywhere, everywhere. It does not make up new feelings in their heart. I am forever thankful I found the courage to Tipp-Ex over my ego and misbehaviour, and dared to write the love letter that rescued our lifelong bond. It makes it much easier to make a decision to buy. Tonight I love you in a way that you have not known in me: I am neither worn down by travels nor wrapped up in the desire for your presence.
Whereas with me it is quite stark: I miss you even more than I could have believed; and I was prepared to miss you a good deal. Bush to Barbara Bush Perhaps one of the most romantic love letters of all time was written by late U. Sometimes, passive because it happens to us, but also active, because we choose to do it. Health — is said to be especially powerful when it applies to a product or solution. Feeding ourselves has always been a burden for humans, she explains. Hemingway wrote Dietrich, his best friend, approximately 30 letters between 1949 to 1959, but as Dietrich's daughter, Maria Riva, explains in , the two were merely close friends, though his words seem to reveal a much more flirtatious relationship.
Emma Darwin to Charles Darwin: I cannot tell you the compassion I have felt for all your sufferings for these weeks past that you have had so many drawbacks. But realize everything happens for a reason. Do please use the comment box to voice your own opinion. What is the size of this finger?? It may be, therefore, that only an angel can inspire such a love. She had every right to rebuff my advances, I knew, but I convinced myself she must miss me as much as I missed her.
I am not making myself clear I am afraid, but on the occasions when White has spoken privately with me about this he was in no condition to make himself clear either and I am just doing the best I can in my own way. The fact that both women were married doesn't seem to have affected their relationship much; both husbands were aware of the affair and Vita and her partner had an open marriage anyway. How much the more do I love you from the general result! My darling my still My husband, I wish I could tell you of my love for you, of my fear, my delight, my pure animal pleasure of you — with you — my jealousy, my pride, my anger at you, at times. Scroll down to get the list of the top 10 most powerful words in the English language. This is not a life. I am forever grateful to you for how you continue to open my eyes to the magic.