(27 July 1870 – 16 July 1953 / La Celle-Saint-Cloud)

The World Is Full Of Double Beds

The world is full of double beds
And most delightful maidenheads,
Which being so, there’s no excuse
For sodomy of self-abuse.

by Hilaire Belloc

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Comments (2)

Surely the last line must read: '...or self-abuse.'
Wow, that's straight to the point isn't it.