Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

I swims in the Tagus all across at once, and I rides on an ass or a mule, and swears Portuguese, and have got a diarrhoea and bites from the mosquitoes. But what of that? Comfort must not be expected by folks that go a pleasuring.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Letter, July 16, 1809. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 1, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973).
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