Useful words for Romance - not that I write that genre, but interesting words to some degree

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Explore some classic romances with this "Love DNA" infographic. | Downton Abbey, as seen on Masterpiece PBS

Love DNA of famous classic novels (infographic)

Love DNA of famous classic novels infographic - you’ll be surprised to discover what "Pride and Prejudice" and "Sense and Sensibility" have in common, how “love” evolved in books since and much more.

hyde park / london ***I wanna sit on that bench with you babe!***

hyde park / london - We had tea here and little birds were landing on the edge of our plates. Very common in England at Hyde Park!

Jane Austen 1775 - 1817 One of the most popular female authors Jane Austen wrote several novels, which remain highly popular today. These include “Pride and Prejudice” “Emma” and “North Hanger Abbey”. Jane Austen wrote at a time,  when female writers were very rare, helping pave the way for future for other young female writers.

The 'Rice Portrait': Exciting new evidence suggests the innocent-looking teenager in the simple white dress may really be the famous author Jane Austen at age Painted by Ozias Humphrey in 1788

I love #BlueAndWhite #Toile fabrics with checks and tiny prints.  This is a delicately #FrenchDesign look with the fabric drape behind the headboard.   I like the simple white linens and monogram pillow with the busy fabric and wall paper patterns.  It's easy to mix prints when the colors are simple.  I want to curl up in bed with hot tea, a hotter French novel and an even hotter red headed English Prince!  Is that #mistletoe?

I love Blue & White Toile fabric with checks and tiny prints. Delicate French look with fabric drape behind headboard. Like simple white linen, monogram pillow w/busy fabric and wall paper patterns. It's easy to mix prints when colors are simple.

Victor Hugo | Poet, novelist, and dramatist who was the most well-known of all the French Romantic writers. Though regarded in France as one of that country’s greatest poets, he is better known abroad for such novels as Notre-Dame de Paris and Les Misérables | France | 1802 - 1885

Victor Marie Hugo February 1802 – 22 May was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. His best-known works are the acclaimed novels Les Misérables, and Notre-Dame de Paris, 1831 (known in English as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame).

Gothic novels: There is (probably) a ghost or monster | How To Tell If You're Reading a Gothic Story

How to tell you're reading a gothic novel – in pictures