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  • Presently she brought me food which I kicked away with my foot so that the contents of every saucer were scattered in all directions, and I said, “Every lover is a madman; he inclineth not to food neither enjoyeth he sleep.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Happy she who lieth in thy bosom and claspeth thy waist in her arms and enjoyeth thy youth, especially if she be beautiful and lovely like thyself!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thus are we certified that, if the creature knew that which will betide him with the coming of death137 and his severance from that which he enjoyeth of pleasure and delight, he would cast away the world and that which is therein; for we are certified that the next life is better for us and more profitable.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Wherefore man can put no trust therein nor profit by that which he enjoyeth of its gilding and glitter136; and we knowing this will know that the sorriest of men in condition are those who are deluded by this world and are unmindful of the other world; for that whatso of present ease they enjoy will not even the fear and misery and horrors which will befal them after their removal therefrom.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But we cannot say that therefore the Church enjoyeth, as the land of Goshen, all the light which to the performance of the work enjoined us by God is necessary.

    Leviathan

  • Then they all goe vnto the beasts which are slaine (suffering the liuing beasts to returne into the wood that they may haue more sport with them another time) and euery man enjoyeth that beast as his owne, wherein he findeth his arrow sticking.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Thus doth the master give free scope to his slaves, and even enjoyeth their presumptuousness.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • And when the Muni sits in yoga meditation, becoming indifferent to happiness and misery, honour and insult, he then leaveth the world and enjoyeth communion with Brahma.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Adi Parva

  • The husband enjoyeth the companionship of the wife both in this and in the other worlds.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Adi Parva

  • He who conducteth himself according to this way, never findeth his kingdom distressed or afflicted; and that monarch, subjugating the whole earth, enjoyeth a high degree of felicity.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Sabha Parva

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