Like a greektale of doomed love, the romance ended in tragedy.
The dukedied of cancer in 1972; wallis who was suffering from dementia, livedas a recluse until her death in1986.
Geoff dyer, a biographer of lawrence, said:u0026quot;the book shows that the novel was written as a love letterto frieda making up for the fact they were no longer having a sexualrelationship.They were shot so manytimes by the police officers who caught them in louisiana in 1934 thattheir undertaker found that the bodies had so many holes in them in somany different places that it was difficult to keep embalming fluid inthem.In theyear she married, she made the film high society (above, on set in1956) singing a duet with bing crosby on cole porteru0027s true love. Beatles manager brian epsteinsaid: u0026quot;it was an inspired song and they really wanted to givethe world a message.Theywere the golden couple who frolicked in the plaza fountain.For rolfe, there was the prize of gaining a beautiful youngwife, for pocahontas there was living in brentford (and leaving behindthe american countryside portrayed above in image called where dreamsrun free created by photographer annie leibovitz). German wagner was 46 when he wrote a complex opera thatwas pronounced u0026quot;unperformableu0026quot; at the time.Wolves, swans, gibbons, black vultures,albatrosses and even termites are just a few of those animals that dofind a mate for a lifetime.The phrase came from actor and former olympic swimmer johnnyweissmuller (above, with maureen ou0027sullivan playing jane in the1936 film tarzan escapes), in a quip during an interview for photoplaymagazine in 1932. The english wordu0026quot;loveu0026quot; is supposedly derived from germanic forms ofthe sanskrit lubh (desire) and there seems to have been plenty of lubhin the royal household: in 17 years, victoria and albert had ninechildren.The neo-gothicfortress,u0026nbsp;swallows nest castle (right), which sits 130feet above the waters of the black sea, was built by a german noble in1912 for his wife.Unwitting misunderstandings aroundincest have also been used for comic effect (as when lorraine fallsfor her time-travelling son marty in back to the future; or whenprincess leia kisses luke skywalker in star wars without realising heis her brother) but inter-family love is a disturbing subject.Lovers from all over the world gather in londonu0027spiccadilly circus to meet by the statue of eros, created by alfredgilbert, that was u0026nbsp;erected in 18921893 to commemorate lordshaftesbury.