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Story with quote about oral sex and eyelashes, possibly Heinlein

Maybe fifteen years ago I read a story in which a character says, of the act of performing oral sex on a woman, that if your eyelashes don’t get wet, you’re doing it wrong—or words to that effect. In ...
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LEDs sing love poems

I'm trying to track down the source of a quote that's been sitting in my memory for years. It's all rotted away now, but there were two parts to it, something like: "We wrote spells, carved them ...
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Where is the quote “received many bounces on the [Internet]” from?

I’ve read a lot of science fiction books in the last two years. I’ve become very interested in a quote I can’t remember where I found: It received many bounces on the [Internet]. (It referred to ...
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Is Schönweiser, the author of the quote on religion in “The Screwfly Solution”, a real person?

The Screwfly Solution is a short story by Raccoona Sheldon, in which men all over the world start killing women because they feel a religious voice is telling them it is the right thing to do. ...
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The Magicians Series - a passage about how hard and frustrating studying magic is

There is a passage in The Magicians Series about how hard and frustrating is studying magic. It describes the hard work Quentin puts in the learning magic and staying a lot in the library. I ...
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Source for Frodo/Gandalf exchange about wounds in “The Return of the King”

Could someone kindly tell me exactly where in the book this quote is found? I need it for an exam tomorrow. 'Are you in pain, Frodo?' said Gandalf quietly as he rode by Frodo's side. 'Well, ...