For Willie, the “effect wearing off” comes at a rather fortunate time.
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Progress in Research: Chapter Four, Page Twenty-One written and commissioned by Dr. Faustus of EroticMadScience.com and drawn by Lon Ryden is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.)
For Willie it must have been like waking up from one dream into another.
Poster for this 1968 (I think) movie found at dfordoom (“worshiping beauty from a safe distance”) tumblr.