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  • Three women share the role of the victimized daughter: Audrey Brisson as The Girl, the youngster who inspires the devil's lust; Patrycja Kuwajska as The Wild, who flees into the forest to escape him, then survives for seven years before her rescue by the love-smitten "Scottish" prince; and √Čva Magyar, as The Woman, who becomes the prince's bride before being forced by devilish malice to endure seven more years in the wilderness.

    Leo Stutzin: 'Wild Bride' At The Berkeley Rep: Serious Enchantment

  • There was little to distinguish this larking showpiece from her performances as the same love-smitten teenage boy she played in San Francisco and New York in 1972-73.

    Singing Into Retirement

  • To Eli, he looked a little like a love-smitten boar hog courting a doe.

    New Race

  • When I stopped worrying about whether McCartney's lyrics could be anything more than the random jottings of a love-smitten pothead, I learned to love his solo music.

    "Someone's knocking at the door. Somebody's ringing the bell. Do me a favor. Open the door. Let 'em in.

  • But the fact is that every day and always, this love-smitten and middle-aged gentleman was thinking about Mrs. Osborne, and his whole heart was bent upon doing her good.

    Vanity Fair

  • Had the visitors been love-smitten, they would have immediately clasped their opposite numbers and proceeded to actions that would have freaked out Woe Betide, for all that her adult selves were thoroughly familiar with them.

    Stork Naked

  • Tithonus once, the tale was, rose-armed Dawn, love-smitten, carried off to the world's end, handsome and young then, yet in time grey age o'ertook him, husband of immortal wife.

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  • He could even take being wakened in the middle of the night by a love-smitten earl.

    LADY of SKYE

  • He knew perfectly well that Dish had been love-smitten, and that it had been his undoing.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • Even the protagonist's procrastination becomes grist for the joke mill, as Sting ends the song with a snatch of 'Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic' - another number about a man too love-smitten to act on his desire.

    Ten Summoner's Tales

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