Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em.
Topics: Love, Lovers
I have heard people eat most heartily of another man’s meat, that is, what they do not pay for.
Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close.
A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
- John Gay English Poet
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