Descartes never married, and had little of the amorous in his temperament.
As soon as he entered he noticed and felt the tension of the amorous air in the house, and also noticed a curious embarrassment among some of those present.
This seems to have been an amorous freak, not the result of any deep-laid policy.
All of this entertainment and outdoor activity can make one feel rather amorous.
In the final judgment of the famous libel case of the Bombay Maharajas, before the Supreme Court of Bombay, in January 1862, these improprieties were severely commented upon; and though so unsparing a critic of Indian sects as Jogendra Nath seems not to believe in actual immoral practices on the part of the Maharajas, still he admits that "the corrupting influence of a religion, that can make its female votaries address amorous songs to their spiritual guides, must be very great."
Bianca's accommodating husband was given court employment, and consoled himself with other ladies; in 157 2 he was murdered in the streets of Florence in consequence of some amorous intrigue, though possibly Bianca and Francesco were privy to the deed.
Very early in his reign, Honoria, grand-daughter of the emperor Theodosius II., being subjected to severe restraint on account of an amorous intrigue with one of the chamberlains of the palace, sent her ring to the king of the Huns and called on him to be her husband and her deliverer.
On the rocks forming the western end of the harbour stands Rossend Castle, where the amorous French poet Chastelard repeated the insult to Queen Mary which led to his execution.
At that time in the Rostovs' house there prevailed an amorous atmosphere characteristic of homes where there are very young and very charming girls.
And he further observes that " a great variety of devices and mottoes were used by Edward III.; they were chosen from the most trivial causes and were of an amorous rather than of a military character.
The favourite object of adoration with adherents of these sects is Krishna with his mate - but not the devoted friend and counsellor of the Pandavas and deified hero of epic song, nor the ruler of Dvaraka and wedded lord of Rukmini, but the juvenile Krishna, Govinda or Bala Gopala, "the cowherd lad," the foster son of the cowherd Nanda of Gokula, taken up with his amorous sports with the Gopis, or wives of the cowherds of Vrindavana (Brindaban,near Mathura on the Yamuna), especially his favourite mistress Radha or Radhika.
To the odd terminology of Donne's poetic philosophy Dryden gave the name of "metaphysics," and Johnson, borrowing the suggestion, invented the title of the "metaphysical school" to describe, not Donne only, but all the amorous and philosophical poets who succeeded him, and who employed a similarly fantastic language, and who affected odd figurative inversions.
In later times they are often represented drawing the car of Dionysus, or bound and ridden by Eros, in allusion to their drunken and amorous habits.
While the goddess took as subjects her quarrel with Poseidon as to the naming and possession of Attica, and the warning examples of those who ventured to pit themselves against the immortals, Arachne depicted the metamorphoses of the gods and their amorous adventures.
Gathering a large and well-armed force, he took Norham and other castles in August 1513, spending some time at Ford Castle, where, according to report, he was engaged in an amorous intrigue with the wife of its owner.
No amorous rumble on this Saturday night.
Matt and Natalie - Though Matt laments on and on about how he isn't attracted to Natalie and how he thinks she's less than intelligent, he has no problem making out and engaging in other amorous activities with her.
The Roadrunner was feeling very amorous one day, and since there were no other female roadrunners around, he decided to look around.
I was getting amorous with my now ex in her bedroom.
A romantic weekend getaway is always a good choice for surprising your special love one on this amorous holiday.
amorous adventure quickly turns into a full scale thriller.
amorous encounters and erotic spoken word, mixed with sensual music and natural and environmental sounds.
amorous intentions of a handsome red wattled male, such as old Perky here.
amorous desires is like a fire of straw; the moment it burns up it is near its end.
amorous attentions from Lorne over the last couple of months.
Man becomes amorous through the senses, which, touch excepted, all reside in the head.
This orientation should stimulated the love zone, but he's not feeling particularly amorous!
bawdy humor, the film follows the amorous adventures of Tom Jones on his travels through 18th Century E. .
The feckin ' family thermos flask still chafes on amorous picnics with my secretary.
Over amorous male chinchillas may in fact have a fur ring.
They were often expressions of amorous dalliance, votive images given by a knight to his lady in pledge of devotion.
It leaves the rest of his life utterly empty, and he vacillates between amorous intensity and general ennui.
humour of bawdy humor, the film follows the amorous adventures of Tom Jones on his travels through 18th Century E. .
ribald songs with explicit amorous lyrics such as " Where did the spider bite you, dear?
To appreciate it, we must distinguish the lower mythologic aspect of him, in which he appears as an amorous and capricious deity lacking often in dignity and real power, and the higher religious aspect, in which he is conceived as the All-Father, the Father of Gods and men in a spiritual or moral sense, as a God omnipotent in heaven and earth, the sea and the realms below, as a God of righteousness and justice and mercy, who regards the sanctity of the oath and hears the voice of the suppliant and sinner, and in whom the pious and the lowly trust.
The audience would often sing ribald songs with explicit amorous lyrics such as Where did the spider bite you, dear?
Dark Blue - When the ring is dark blue, the wearer is happy or in an amorous, romantic mood.
Everything from handbags to apparel is provided for the fashion amorous individual who can't fathom the concept of a Neiman Marcus card.
Despite his father's amorous feelings for Jackson, Ben couldn't resist the temptation of an older woman and eventually bedded her.
Adding a pair of thigh-highs to a lingerie or killer outfit will add some spice to an amorous encounter.
Asparagus was also believed to inspire amorous feelings when eaten.
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