On top of the pleasure (or pain), the clients who saw Mistress Carla received their own additional perks.
It is a pleasure to hear from all of you, particularly those commenters who believe I hold a PhD in Propaganda Studies.
The entrance into these difficult concepts is the pleasure of food, which is a wonderful way to learn.
The French aristocrat Marquis de Sade once said that “It is only by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.”
He promised social security with meaning and purpose and pleasure.
He had so lived for pleasure that he had never known Happiness.
He would say that his was a trip of business, and not pleasure, and hard work he had.
What did they contain of pleasure, of happiness, or of grief?
She laughed her little laugh of pleasure, and thanked him prettily for the compliment.
I missed them from their usual haunts—the haunts of pleasure.
late 14c., "condition of enjoyment," from Old French plesir, also plaisir "enjoyment, delight, desire, will" (12c.), from noun use of infinitive plaisir (v.) "to please," from Latin placere "to please, give pleasure, be approved" (see please (v.)). Ending altered in English 14c. by influence of words in -ure (measure, etc.). Meaning "sensual enjoyment as the chief object of life" is attested from 1520s.
1530s, "to take pleasure in;" 1550s as "give pleasure to," from pleasure (n.). Sexual sense by 1610s. Related: Pleasured; pleasuring.