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This Candle stick depicts Venus the goddess of love and cupid, resting by flowers as a swan a creature of beauty is nursed by the goddess

This oil painting depicts two women sitting outside looking at each other lovingly. One is sitting on top of the other's legs and they are both holding a white dove with a love letter attached to it. The painter was created for Jeanne Antoniette…

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This cartoon illustrates a man attempting to woo/ flirt with a lady in the eighteenth century time period.

Fantomina, disguised also as Widow Bloomer and Ingognita, writes letters to her love, Beauplaisir, who responds to each of them. These letters illustrate the complex love/prostitution relationship between the two and contributes to the frolic that…

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Five women wearing heart shaped necklaces. From left to right, their likenesses are captioned, "My Heart is a heart of Alabaster pure as the driven snow," "A Heart of fire stone, perfect inflammability," "Topaz - a golden heart, a rich city widow at…

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Shamela purports that women are foolish if they fall in love with a man because of his riches instead of dutifully choosing to respect and honor the clergy as a well-behaved woman should.

Specifically, this excerpt is on Smith's thoughts on love and how it affects people as an emotion and a passion.

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A metaphor of what love is versus what lust is so that the reader might be able to better distinguish these two deceptively similar emotions.
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