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“My heart is, and always will be, yours” these are the nation's most romantic lines from fiction and film

The nation has voted and the results are in.

A new poll of 2000 British women has revealed our favourite romantic quotes from literature and films, with Sense and Sensibility topping the list for most romantic literary line of all time, closely followed by sultry snippets from Dirty Dancing and Titanic.

The study was commissioned by TV channel Drama, who are airing a range of romantic classics from Tess of the D’Urbevilles to Pride and Prejudice this weekend.

See below for our all-time favourite, most loved-up quotes or click here to see Stylist's pick of the most romantic lines from literature.

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