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Lovers whose relationship is doomed to fail are said to be “star-crossed” (frustrated by the stars), because those who believe in astrology claim that the stars control human destiny. William Shakespeare used the phrase to describe the lovers in Romeo and Juliet.
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Former Red Sox star Curt Schilling says his politics are keeping him out of Cooperstown.Conservative Curt Says His Politics, Not His Pitching, Kept Him Out of the Hall of Fame|Ben Jacobs|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was seen by a small delegation of star-struck prelates and dignitaries who later described the film as “moving.”Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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Two young lovers were exchanging their hearts' yearnings beneath the children's tent, which they had found unoccupied.
He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The lovers got up, with only a silent protest, and walked slowly away somewhere else.
We were once more at the western door; Madame crossed herself again; we went out.
I had no idea who they were, as the Grand Duke was in morning costume, and had no star or decoration to distinguish him.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay