The Erotic Poems Quotes

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"No one would deny Ovid's bookishness," p. 63.

"Every lover's on active service, my friend, active service, believe me and Cupid has his headquarters in the field. Fighting and love-making belong to the same age-group—in bed as in war, old men are out of place. A commander looks to his troops for gallant conduct, a mistress expects no less," p. 100.

"...naughty provincial poet," p. 111.

"It's what Baby Doll says that counts," p. 113.

"...when you're trying to extinguish a fire/ either catch it quick or let it burn out," p. 242.

"Love was better than doing nothing. That's how Cupid slips in; that's how he stays," p. 244.

"In their opinion, my Muse is a scandalous wanton," p. 249.

"Now could anyone call my precepts too tough? Why I even at times play the peacemaker's role," p. 254.

Which son will the mother most love of her offspring? The soldier who may...

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