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star-crossed lovers

ill-fated lovers. I suppose that Romeo and Juilet are star-crossed lovers.
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lovers' lane

A secluded road or area sought out by lovers seeking privacy. For example, The police loved to embarrass youngsters parked in lovers' lane. [Late 1800s]
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References in classic literature ?
This was enough to cause the Princess to suspect that her lover had returned.
Helene laughed, "that Dolokhov was my lover," she said in French with her coarse plainness of speech, uttering the word amant as casually as any other word, "and you believed it
So they prattled for a long time; he talking of the great Guimard, she of her unknown lover, scarce listening to, but completely understanding each other.
A great peacock strutted proudly across the walk before them, and, as Richard ran, childlike, after it, Lady Maud hastened on to the little postern gate which she quickly unlocked admitting her lover who had been waiting without.
Great therefore was his joy when he saw the usual evening meetings of the lovers resumed.
Those, I said, who are lovers of the vision of truth.
The lovers delight in endearments, in avowals of love, in comparisons of their regards.
But, to say the truth, there is a more simple and plain method of accounting for that prodigious superiority of penetration which we must observe in some men over the rest of the human species, and one which will serve not only in the case of lovers, but of all others.
The Turk allowed this intimacy to take place and encouraged the hopes of the youthful lovers, while in his heart he had formed far other plans.
But when I think of my wild young lovers, princes, mad with the madness of youth
I carry my lovers about, two or three at a time, on condition that they are very obedient and devoted; and here is my oldest lover-in-chief, the head of all my slaves, throwing off his allegiance before company
Thy lover lies wounded in this castle thy preferred lover.
Whatever earthly affection he abandoned or grasped, the great Admiral was always, before all, beyond all, a lover of Fame.
Where my lover calls I go-- Shame it were to treat him coldly--
Mainwaring's jealousy it was totally his own invention, and his account of her attaching Miss Mainwaring's lover was scarcely better founded.