I am happy now that Charles calls on my bedchamber less frequently than of old. As it is, I endure but two calls a week, and when I hear his steps outside my door I lie down on my bed, close my eyes, open my legs, and think of England.
—Lady Alice Hillingdon
We tend to think of the erotic as an easy, tantalizing sexual arousal. I speak of the erotic as the deepest life force, a force which moves us toward living in a fundamental way.
The mattress, curved like a preacher's palm asking for witnesses in His name's sake, enclosed them each and every night and muffled their whispering, old-time love.
I'm too shy to express my sexual needs except over the phone to people I don't know.
Moral: a peerless maxim enumerated by God in his Holy Bible, such as that of Deut. 23.1: "If your testicles are crushed or your male member missing, you must never enter a sanctuary of the Lord.