The decline and fall of the American empire

I can’t even bring myself to quote this one, because I’d have to read it again.

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One Response to The decline and fall of the American empire

  1. JohnK says:

    Ah, how soon we forget:

    “But if you will not take this Counsel, and persist in thinking a Commerce with the Sex inevitable, then I repeat my former Advice, that in all your Amours you should prefer old Women to young ones. You call this a Paradox, and demand my Reasons. They are these:

    “5. …the lower Parts continuing to the last as plump as ever: So that covering all above with a Basket, and regarding2 only what is below the Girdle, it is impossible of two Women to know an old from a young one. And as in the dark all Cats are grey, the Pleasure of corporal Enjoyment with an old Woman is at least equal, and frequently superior, every Knack being by Practice capable of Improvement.

    “8thly and Lastly They are so grateful!!

    Benjamin Franklin, Advice to a Young Man on the Choice of a Mistress

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