The Bedroom Philosophers

The Bedroom Philosophers

Marquis de Sade

Language: English

Pages: 132

ISBN: B000HSC396

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The Bedroom Philosophers

Marquis de Sade

Language: English

Pages: 132

ISBN: B000HSC396

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The Marquis de Sade's first book is a dialogue account of Eugenie's education by two libertines. The girl is finally so well-trained, she quite happily watches the rape of her own mother. Actually, the title, is a comedy, and is generally considered de Sade's funniest work. The Olympia Press first published this book in 1953.

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Nature, nothing that destroys can be criminal; how might an action which so well serves Nature ever be outrageous to her? This destruction of which man is wont to boast is, moreover, nothing but an illusion; murder is no destruction; he who commits it does but alter forms, he gives back to Nature the elements whereof the hand of this skilled artisan instantly recreates other beings; now, as creations cannot but afford delight to him by whom they are wrought, the murderer thus prepares for Nature

coolly — Why, what an insult, heavenly creature! (They embrace.) The one and the other of you are made for naught but homages, whatever be the state wherein one finds oneself. MADAME DE SAINT-ANGE — Console yourself, Eugénie; while they may have acquired the right to neglect us because they are sated, have we not in the same way that to scorn them, when their conduct bids us to it? If Tiberius sacrificed to Caprea the objects that had just appeased his hungers, [See Suetonius and Dion Cassius

Seneca and Charron. It is not to them I speak; I address myself only to people capable of hearing me out, and they will read me without any danger. It is with utmost candor I confess that I have never considered calumny an evil, and especially in a government like our own, under which all of us, bound closer together, nearer one to the other, obviously have a greater interest in becoming acquainted with one another. Either one or the other: calumny attaches to a truly evil man, or it falls

by your administration and your laws a model to every race, there will not be a single government which will not strive to imitate you, not one which will not be honored by your alliance; but if, for the vainglory of establishing your principles outside your country, you neglect to care for your own felicity at home, despotism, which is no more than asleep, will awake, you will be rent by intestine disorder, you will have exhausted your monies and your soldiers, and all that, all that to return

demonstrated that man owes his existence to nothing but Nature's irresistible schemes; if man is thus proven as ancient in this world as is ancient the globe itself, he is but as the oak, as grain, as the minerals to be found in the earth's entrails, who are bound only to reproduce, reproduction being necessitated by the globe's existence, which owes its own to nothing whatsoever; if it is demonstrated that this God, whom fools behold as the author and maker of all we know there to be, is simply

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