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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
It is true from early habit, one must make love mechanically as one swims; I was once very fond of both, but now as I never swim unless I tumble into the water, I don't make love till almost obliged.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. letter, Sept. 10, 1812. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 2, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).
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