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Quotation by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality.
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822), British poet. Even Love is Sold, note, Queen Mab (1813).
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