(e) Pleasure begins in the restlessness of desire, and ends in repentance. Even the pure pleasures of home may turn to gall and bitterness. Analysis – Boethius warns us off of bodily pleasures, through the mouth of Lady Philosophy, because they give you a hangover. *Bonus Content: a segment from a lecture by Dominican Father Dominic Legge, on the question of intellectual pleasure. You can find the original lecture here. .