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Henry Miller

‘Yes, Anais, I was thinking how I could betray you, but I can’t. I want you. I want to undress you, vulgarize you a bit—ah, I don’t know what I am saying. I am a little drunk because you are not here. I would like to clap my hands and, voila—Anais! I want to own you, use you. I want to fuck you, I want to teach you things.’ — Henry Miller, Henry and June: From the Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin by Anaïs Nin. (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1986)

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