Except, of course... it gets us back to Eliot's personal life,
for the sex-life whereof, I'm sure someone will be able to
account, at least to his or her own satisfaction in order to
account for some aspect or other of E.'s poetry.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, April 24, 2006 1:24 PM
Subject: Re: OT: Too much of a good thing....
> > Callaheidi Fireman wrote:
> > Many a young man was warned that masturbation leads to blindness....
> And in the 16th/17th c. each orgasm was thought to subtract from one's
> life span. (Source of regular use of "to die" as "to have intercourse."
> But as to the question in the subject line -- it's silly. All depends on
> the concrete instance.
> > Calla
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