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But a pleasure is none the less a pleasure because it does not please forever . It
is delightful to plunge into cold water on ... a part of the pattern I was attempting to
draw to experience all the pleasures of sense . I have not been afraid of excess ...
to the amateur , much more , I suppose , than to the professional it affords matter
for that reverie which is the most delicious pleasure with which man can beguile
his idleness . Since , inspired by Kuno Fischer's lectures , I began to read ...
Of course it is delightful and pleasure in itself is good , but what is there in it that
makes it superior to any other pleasure , so superior that to speak of it as
pleasure at all seems to depreciate it ? Was Jeremy Bentham so foolish after all
when he ...
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