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.
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.