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To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
Pleasure is continually disappointed, reduced, deflated, in favor of strong, noble values: Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, ...
The Heart asks Pleasure--first--
And then--Excuse from Pain--
If we could sniff or swallow something that would, for five or six hours each day, abolish our solitude as individuals, atone us w ...
Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
Frau Stöhr ... began to talk about how fascinating it was to cough.... Sneezing was much the same thing. You kept on wanting to s ...
We talk about taking "pleasure in a thing": but in truth it is pleasure in ourselves, mediated by a thing.
Doing, a filthy pleasure is, and short;
And done, we straight repent us of the sport:
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Orsino. There's for thy pains.
Feste. No pains, sir, I take pleasure in singing, sir.
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Because the pleasure-bird whistles after the hot wires,
Shall the blind horse sing sweeter?
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