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Quotation by Hla Stavhana
you're trying to make molasses
but you're not using the machine
the way I want you to.
don't you know
that you can't get molasses
Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.), South Indian king, Prkrit poet. translated from The Gthsaptaat of Stavhana Hla by Martha Ann Selby, vs. 554, Nirnaya Sgara Press (1889).
The speaker of this verse is female. She uses an obvious double-entendre to let her lover know that his performance is less than satisfactory.
Surprise me with a
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