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Quotation by James Joyce
Desire, for hire, would tire a shire.
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. Finnegans Wake, Part III, section iii, Penguin (1976).
One of the themes of Finnegans Wake seems to be how sexual desire at once makes the world go round and gets everyone in trouble.
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