Algernon Charles Swinburne Quote

To say of shame - what is it? Of virtue - we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it's no longer sin.


Laus Veneris, and other poems and ballads. [Orig. publ. as Poems and ballads]. Author's ed (ed. 1866)

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To say of shame - what is it? Of virtue - we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it's no longer sin.

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To say of shame - what is it? Of virtue - we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it's no longer sin.

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To say of shame - what is it? Of virtue - we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it's no longer sin.

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To say of shame - what is it? Of virtue - we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it's no longer sin.