Love, Romance and
You Know What!
I have always been fond of highly seasoned, rich dishes.… As for women, I have always found the odour of my beloved ones exceeding pleasant. "What depraved tastes," some people will exclaim, "Are you not ashamed to confess such inclinations without blushing!" Dear critics, you make me laugh heartily.
Remy de Gourmont
Man: Thy breasts are as twin young roses, that thrive among the lilies. Until daybreak and the shadows flee, I will visit the mountain of myrrh, the hill of frankincense. Thou has ravished my heart, my sweetheart, my bride, how much better is thy love than mine. And the smell of thy person than all the s./pices.
asked. "Wherever one wants to be kissed." I said.
Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel
she hath no perfume at all.
Robert Burton -
The Anatomy of Melancholy
Some men have a more developed olfactory sense than others, but all of them consciously or unconsciously respond to what the French have termed a woman's cassolette.
If a woman's natural perfume was
indeed a weapon it would have one hundred per
cent accuracy over a very long range. It is also
infinitely more sophisticated than the weapons of war
since it will only strike those who need to be struck-ie.
sexually 'mature' heterosexual males.
especially if some of the sweat on her is your own.
Garrison Keillor - Radio Romance
virgin female gypsy moth from 1.8 miles away.
(But does he CALL? NO-O-O-O-O-O...)
monopolised the warm bed.
John Updike - Couples
Her nipples like young blossomed jessamine,
Such fragrant flowers to give most odours smell,
But her sweet odour did them all excel.