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Eros -- from Greek mythology
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  • Cupid is the Roman counterpart to the Greek Eros.
  • I’d lost Daphne because of one careless comment to Eros.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • But the forties were really far worse, a particularly ghastly period for Eros, shakily bridging as they did the time between the puritanism of our forefathers and the arrival of public pornography.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I.F. Command is on the minor planet Eros, which should be about three months away from here at the highest possible speed.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game

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  • Here is my palindrome poem on the subject: Eros, eyesore.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • "Rose," Langdon added, "is also an anagram of Eros, the Greek god of sexual love."
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • "The wings of Eros, who is the child of Nyx’s seed—"
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • Now, at the magic touch of Eros, the source of them was opened up and flowed in plenty.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • May I enter the Temple of Eros?
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • This was really an argument for not deferring the marriage too long, as he implied to Mr. Farebrother, one day that the Vicar came to his room with some pond-products which he wanted to examine under a better microscope than his own, and, finding Lydgate’s tableful of apparatus and specimens in confusion, said sarcastically— "Eros has degenerated; he began by introducing order and harmony, and now he brings back chaos."
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch

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  • How now, friend Eros!
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • Introduced as lymph on the dart of Eros, it eventually permeated and coloured her whole constitution.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • They have sinned against Eros and against Pallas Athene, and not by any heavenly intervention, but by the ordinary course of nature, those allied deities will be avenged.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • He means Eros.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • Towards the middle of the lawn, close to a tarnished bronze statue of Eros, two young men lay on their backs watching the spectacle.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • Go,’ said my teacher, in his last lecture—’Go, and, to make your lives great, remember Mars reigns and Eros has found his eyes.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • He may be a shepherd in Arcadia for aught he knows, he may be the first youth kissing the first maiden, he may be Eros himself, sipping the lips of Psyche—it is all one.
    George Eliot  --  Adam Bede
  • But this temptation I admitted to Star—and Star implied gently that I must have muscles between my ears; Zhai-ee-van was an outstanding artiste even among her own people, who were esteemed as most talented devotees of Eros.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • And in his gear* for all the world he far’d *behaviour <19> Not only like the lovers’ malady Of Eros, but rather y-like manie* *madness Engender’d of humours melancholic, Before his head in his cell fantastic.
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • I mean all the forms of love, eros, agape, libido, philia, and ecstasy.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • This fateful infantile distribution of death (thanatos: destrudo) and love (eros: libido) impulses builds the foundation of the now celebrated Oedipus complex, which Sigmund Freud pointed out some fifty years ago as the great cause of our adult failure to behave like rational beings.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • And in the evolving scan of his eros, it was the masking waxes, liners, glosses and creams that became the soft moist mechanisms of release.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • The world is going the same way; so, as to our future, down Eros, up Mars!
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • The golden wings of Eros are the fourth formers’ symbol.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • Eros is dead, Mars reigns!
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • Down Eros, up Mars!
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • For centuries afterward, I blamed Eros.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • In a moment of recklessness, I had ridiculed Eros’s archery skills.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • What people do not understand: Eros’s arrows can’t summon emotion from nothing.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Oak stood somewhat as Eros is represented when in the act of sharpening his arrows: his figure slightly bent, the weight of his body thrown over on the shears, and his head balanced side-ways, with a critical compression of the lips and contraction of the eyelids to crown the attitude.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • ] [Enter CLEOPATRA, led by CHARMIAN and IRAS, EROS following.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • No, no, no, no, no. EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • Madam, O good empress,— EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • Yet thanks to Eros, my love-o-meter was cranked to one hundred percent, while Daphne’s feelings turned to pure hate (which is, of course, only the flip side of love).
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • And among the Greeks, not only Hermaphrodite (the child of Hermes and Aphrodite),89 but Eros too, the divinity of love (the first of the gods, according to Plato),’x’ were in sex both female and male.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • "Down Eros, up Mars!" he shouted, whirling his lash with practised hand—"Down Eros, up Mars!" he repeated, and caught the well-doing Arabs of Ben-Hur a cut the like of which they had never known.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • "Down Eros, up Mars!" he shouted, whirling his lash with practised hand—"Down Eros, up Mars!" he repeated, and caught the well-doing Arabs of Ben-Hur a cut the like of which they had never known.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • That’s why he was here, to surrender himself to longing, to listen to his host recite the anecdotal texts, all the passed-down stones of bonehead plays and swirling brawls, the pitching duels that carried into twilight, stories that Marvin had been collecting for half a century—the deep eros of memory that separates baseball from other sports.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • EROS.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • I already saw myself humbled in the dust of love, the god Eros holding me down with his foot and forcing all kinds of impossible stuff on me.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • My hymn for love: Eros, eyesore!
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • And although Eros had fled, I reached up and took her in my arms, bringing her down next to me.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
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