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  • The relation of pain and pleasure to emotion has been thoroughly discussed, I may add, by H.R. Marshall in his _Pain, Pleasure, and Æsthetics_.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 Analysis of the Sexual Impulse; Love and Pain; The Sexual Impulse in Women

  • Pastoral, where the Labour was excessive and the Honour gain'd minute, was this; He had unhappily reflected on that thing, we call a Name, so thoroughly, and weigh'd so closely what like Happiness it would afford, that he could now receive no pleasure from the Thoughts of growing famous; nor would write one Hour in any little kind of Poetry, which was not able to take up and possess his Mind with Pleasure, tho 'it would procure him the most glaring Character in Christendom.

    A Full Enquiry into the Nature of the Pastoral (1717)

  • I yielded to my mother's solicitations, and went to one of the nightly haunts of the goddess we term Pleasure, and the Greeks, Moria, the game of dissipation (to use a Spanish proverb) shuffled us together.

    Pelham — Complete

  • Sometimes, however, when, wearied of myself, and my graver occupations, I yielded to my mother's solicitations, and went to one of the nightly haunts of the goddess we term Pleasure, and the Greeks, Moria, the game of dissipation (to use a Spanish proverb) shuffled us together.

    Pelham — Volume 06

  • Criminal Minds 04x16, "Pleasure is my Business," written by Breen Frazier, directed by Gwyneth Horder-Payton.

    jazzer, drop your axe. it's jazz police.

  • AVN: The Business of Pleasure is so unabashedly pro-porn and anti-government that it's kind of refreshing, kind of like the Playboy Forum on crack.

    READING: AVN Magazine, September 2009

  • Eloisa James 'Pleasure to Pleasure is a good example.

    Countdown to Branded By Fire: 2 days to go!

  • Darkest Pleasure is my absolute fave in the series so far (I * adore* Reyes!)

    Friday Book Club

  • Hostage to Pleasure is now available for pre-order on Amazon (thanks to Bel for the heads-up!).

    Hostage to Pleasure & Preorders

  • Hostage to Pleasure is now available for pre-order on Amazon (thanks to Bel for the heads-up!).

    Archive 2008-03-01

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