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18th century poetry porn

A racy new finding in the back of an 18th century collection of poetry may explain why the book was so popular, being reprinted over 20 times. It is the first time the connection between the popularity of this bestselling poetic miscellany and the erotic verses in ‘The Cabinet of Love’

The history of porn

Pornography has been around a lot longer than you may think. In the 1800s, the idea of porn for porn's sake began to spread. Erotic novels had been in print since at least the mid-1600s in France (though being identified as the author of one meant a sure trip to