Need a romantic Princess Bride reading? As you wish… #Ceremony Advice#ceremony#fantasy wedding#geeky#literature theme#movies#readings#the princess bride November 7 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Related Post 30 geek movie love quotes Slogging through traditional love quotes can be taxing, especially when you just want something that tingles that geek-loving robot heart of yours. We root for... Read more A Princess Bride wedding reading from the book itself? Inconceivable! The Impressive Clergyman would be psyched for this particular passage from the book version of The Princess Bride. You'll find lots of awesome ceremony fodder from the movie, too, but this time we've got a Princess Bride reading with a literature vibe. Shall we see it? (Anybody want a peanut?) I couldn't resist! On to the reading… “Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches… I have stayed these years in my hovel because of you. I have taught myself languages because of you. I have made my body strong because I thought you might be pleased by a strong body. I have lived my life with only the prayer that some sudden dawn you might glance in my direction. I have not known a moment in years when the sight of you did not send my heart careening against my rib cage. I have not known a night when your visage did not accompany me to sleep. There has not been a morning when you did not flutter behind my waking eyelids… I love you. Okay? Want it louder? I love you. Spell it out, should I? I ell-oh-vee-ee why-oh-you. Want it backward? You love I… I’ve been saying it so long to you, you just wouldn’t listen. Every time you said, ‘Farm Boy, do this,' you thought I was answering, ‘As you wish,' but that’s only because you were hearing wrong. ‘I love you’ was what it was, but you never heard.” The Princess Bride by William Goldman More like this Princess Bride reading… A Princess Bride wedding channeling Westley and Buttercup themselves You know our Offbeat Brides love them some references to The Princess Bride. (See our tag archive for proof!) The Impressive Clergyman makes appearances regularly. But rare is the time… Read More How André the Giant helped guests drive home safely We're going to feature Emily and Branan's Star Wars, wrestling, and badminton wedding later this week, but I couldn't wait to share this impressive way to dissuade over-drinking and encourage… Read More Get your daily dose of Offbeat AWESOME Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Think outside the wedding jewelry box with Hunt Country Jewelers NEXT Someone needs to wear this goth-glam anatomical heart necklace at their wedding Show/Hide comments [ 1 ] This was the first reading I settled on! My favorite book in all the world. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.