“I sincerely wish you may derive, not only amusement, but instruction, from the transcript; and that it may convince you, no pleasures are so pure as _domestic pleasures_; no society so delightful, as that experienced in the affectionate intercourse of parents and children, by a _happy fire-side_.”
“Of pleasures or delights some arise from the sense of an object present; and those may be called pleasures of sense, the word sensual, as it is used by those only that condemn them, having no place till there be laws.”
“One of my pleasures is the writings of Wil Wheaton.”
“Why that particular range of mountains attracted him was something he could not explain, except that they sounded appetizing, and he enjoyed what he called the pleasures of the table.”
“Admire our strategy when we feign indifference to what you call the pleasures of love, pretending even to be far removed from its sweetness, we augment the grandeur of the sacrifice we make for you, by it, we even inspire the gratitude of the authors of the very benefits we receive from them, you are satisfied with the good you do us.”
“We heard reports of them from day to day, for the guards took pleasure in detailing them with many coarse and foul jests, that we might know what was in store for us, and lose none of what they called the pleasures of anticipation.”
“There, stretched at full length in the boat's bottom, with my eyes turned up to the sky, I let myself float slowly hither and thither as the water listed, sometimes for hours together, plunged in a thousand confused delicious musings, which, though they had no fixed nor constant object, were not the less on that account a hundred times dearer to me than all that I had found sweetest in what they call the pleasures of life.”
“Among my many pleasures is the time I spend viewing EWTN, the Catholic TV station.”
“I also play the fiddle, and one of my greatest pleasures is jamming with other Celtic musicians - the rowdier the gathering, the better.”
“The app then produces a basic ordered list of those groups, where you manually change the rankings for specific individuals (useful if, like me, one of the main pleasures of an election is placing people you despise as low as possible).”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘pleasures’.
Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
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