A thousand dust-tormented streets. Five races, five languages, a dozen creeds - but more than five sexes. The sexual provender is staggering in its variety and profusion. The Orient cannot rejoice in the sweet anarchy of the body, for it has far out-stripped the body. someone once said that Alexandria was the great wine press of love; Those who emerged from it were the sick men, the solitaties, the prohets - all who have been deeply wounded in their sex."