Quotation by François Rabelais

Why are a lady's thighs always cool? That is, said the monk, due to three causes for which a place is always naturally cool: primo, because water runs all the way down it; secondo, because it is in a shady, dark and obscure place, where the sun never shines; and thirdly, because it is continually fanned by the winds from the breezy hole.
François Rabelais (1494–1553), French author, evangelist. Frere Jean to Gargantua, in Gargantua, ch. 39, p. 108, Pleiade edition (1995).
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