L'endroit le plus e rotique d'un corps n'est-il pas la' o u' le ve" tement ba" ille? Is not the most erotic part of the body wherever the clothing affords a glimpse? Roland Barthes
Le Plaisir du texte.
Little lamb, who made thee? Dost thou know who made thee? Gave thee life and bid thee feed By the stream and o'er the mead; Gave thee clothing of delight, Softest clothing, woolly, bright; Gave thee such a tender voice, Making all the vales rejoice? Little lamb, who made thee? Dost thou know who made thee? William Blake
Songs of Innocence,'The Lamb'.
Man was made for Joyand Woe, And when this we rightly know, Thro'the world we safely go. Joy and Woe are woven fine, A clothing for the soul divine. William Blake
c.1803 Auguries of Innocence, l.56^60.
Be courtly ay in clething and costlyarrayit, That hurtis yow nought worth a hen; yowr husband pays for all. Alexandre, pe' re Dumas
early 16c The Tua Mariit Wemen and the Wedo, l.268^9.
Sous l'habit d'un valet, les passions d'un roi. Beneath the clothing of a manservant, the passions of a king. Victor Marie Hugo
Ruy Blas, act1, sc.3.
Things in book's clothing. Charles LambSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Last Essays of Elia,'Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading'.
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