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Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.

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Source Notes: The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia (chapter 26, The Princess Continues Her Remarks Upon Private Life") (1759).

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Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English critic, poet and essayist.

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