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What does "paternal pleasure " mean?

In "paternal pleasure ", is the pleasuer got from the father, or the pleasure enjoyed by the father?

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    Since 'Paternal' means related to being or characteristic of a father I suppose it could have both meanings but I would prefer the pleasure enjoyed by the father rather than the other way because what is 'paternal pleasure got from the father'? I don't think the concept exists. Parents give their children love (paternal/maternal love) affection (paternal/maternal affection) etc. But pleasure?

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