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licentious Sentence Examples

  • His mask of veneration slowly turned into a licentious grin.

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  • Licentious and luxurious in his manners, cultured and catholic in his tastes, he united in his person the most diverse qualities.

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  • The duke had capacity, but his life was so licentious that what influence he had upon the king was for evil.

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  • In the midst of Charles's debauched and licentious court, she lived neglected and retired, often deprived of her due allowance, having no ambitions and taking no part in English politics, but keeping up rather her interest in her native country.

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  • The licentious Conies, published under the name of his brother D'Ouville, are often attributed to him.

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  • The licentious practices of this sect were exposed in a lawsuit before the high court at Bombay in 1862.

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  • His reward was the archbishopric of Benevento, and it was believed that it was only his openly licentious poem, Capitoli del forno, and the fact that the French court seemed to desire his elevation, which prevented him from being raised to a still higher dignity.

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  • His reward was the archbishopric of Benevento, and it was believed that it was only his openly licentious poem, Capitoli del forno, and the fact that the French court seemed to desire his elevation, which prevented him from being raised to a still higher dignity.

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  • But when those who wished him ill accused him of licentious amours, he called on God and the angels to attest his purity.

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  • But when those who wished him ill accused him of licentious amours, he called on God and the angels to attest his purity.

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  • Her personal charms were not potent enough to wean Charles away from the society of his mistresses, and in a few weeks after her arrival she became aware of her painful and humiliating position as the wife of the selfish and licentious king.

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  • They were n.ot serious poems, but light and often licentious skits on the heroic myths. :a: See 0.

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  • He was handsome and eloquent, but licentious; and at the same time active, hardy, courageous, a great general and an able politician.

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  • Gebhard was a drunken and licentious man, who owes his prominence rather to his surroundings than to his abilities.

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  • He was handsome and eloquent, but licentious; and at the same time active, hardy, courageous, a great general and an able politician.

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  • fostered by the licentious encouragement of some abandoned priests who had found their way to Brazil.

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  • DONATIEN ALPHONSE FRANCOIS SADE, Count [usually called the] (1740-1814), French licentious writer, was born in Paris on the 2nd of June 1740.

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  • Licentious and avaricious, he amassed great wealth; and when he died on the 25th of October 1292 he left numerous estates in Shropshire, Worcestershire, Somerset, Kent, Surrey and elsewhere.

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  • Early in 1789 he had published twenty cantos of licentious verse, in the fashion of the time, under the title of Organt au Vatican.

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  • iii.); licentious rites were the natural accompaniment of the worship of the reproductive powers of nature.

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  • iii.); licentious rites were the natural accompaniment of the worship of the reproductive powers of nature.

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  • And even amongst the adherents of the left-hand mode of worship, many of these are said to follow it as a matter of family tradition rather than of religious conviction, and to practise it in a sober and temperate manner; whilst only an extreme section - the so-called Kaulas or Kulinas, who appeal to a spurious Upanishad, the Kaulopanishad, as the divine authority of their tenets - persist in carrying on the mystic and licentious rites taught in many of the Tantras.

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  • In that licentious university Francis found the greatest difficulty in resisting attacks on his virtue, and once at least had to draw his sword to defend his personal safety against a band of ruffians.

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  • His doctrinal position is explained in his letters to his patron Eusebius, bishop of the imperial city of Nicomedia, and to Alexander of Alexandria, and in the fragments of the poem in which he set forth his dogmas, which bears the enigmatic title of " Thalia " (06XECa), used in Homer, in the sense of " a goodly banquet," most unjustly ridiculed by Athanasius as an imitation of the licentious style of the drinking-songs of the Egyptian Sotades (270 B.C.).

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  • It was, so to say, Hobbism turned inside out, - rendered licentious and anarchical instead of constructive.

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  • In that licentious university Francis found the greatest difficulty in resisting attacks on his virtue, and once at least had to draw his sword to defend his personal safety against a band of ruffians.

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  • Even the most licentious of these have been fitted by Mahommedan theologians with a mystical interpretation.

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  • His regard for the young nobleman' last named dictated the omission in the later editions of his Moral Sentiments of the name of the celebrated ancestor of the duke, whom he had associated with Mandeville as author of one of the "licentious systems" reviewed in the seventh part of that work.

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  • Irenaeus concludes his account by saying that this Antinomian teaching had its logical consequence in his followers, who lived licentious lives and practised every kind of magic. They also, he adds, worshipped 1 Clement of Alexandria (Strom.

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  • Both husband and wife were extreme examples of the licentious manners of the time, but they not unfrequently lived together for considerable periods, and nearly always on good terms. Later, however, Marguerite was established in the castle of Usson in Auvergne, and after the accession of Henry the marriage was dissolved by the pope.

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  • In his youth Casimir was considered frivolous and licentious; while his sudden flight from the field of Plowce, the scene of his father's great victory over the Teutonic knights, argued but poorly for his personal courage.

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  • Of nearly all the books in this class it may be said that they deal largely in sensationalism and pornography, though it does not follow that their language is either coarse or licentious.

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  • The chief religious purpose of the society was the worship of the generative powers of nature, and the ritual and ceremonies of initiation were grossly licentious.

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  • I have studied the subject most extensively, and have had opportunities of judging which no European can have, and I have no hesitation in saying that, ' the mystic songs' of Jayadeva and the ' ocean of love ' notwithstanding, there is nothing in the rituals of Jagannatha which can be called licentious."

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  • His mask of veneration slowly turned into a licentious grin.

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  • licentious behavior, or by embracing false doctrine.

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  • licentious court.

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  • licentious conduct with the king.

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  • licentious doctrine under Heaven.

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  • Her personal charms were not potent enough to wean Charles away from the society of his mistresses, and in a few weeks after her arrival she became aware of her painful and humiliating position as the wife of the selfish and licentious king.

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  • In the midst of Charles's debauched and licentious court, she lived neglected and retired, often deprived of her due allowance, having no ambitions and taking no part in English politics, but keeping up rather her interest in her native country.

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  • Even the most licentious of these have been fitted by Mahommedan theologians with a mystical interpretation.

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  • He advanced into Italy at the head of a licentious and ruffianly soldiery, and Rome became the scene of riot and massacre, gladiatorial shows and extravagant feasting.

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  • Both husband and wife were extreme examples of the licentious manners of the time, but they not unfrequently lived together for considerable periods, and nearly always on good terms. Later, however, Marguerite was established in the castle of Usson in Auvergne, and after the accession of Henry the marriage was dissolved by the pope.

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  • Licentious and avaricious, he amassed great wealth; and when he died on the 25th of October 1292 he left numerous estates in Shropshire, Worcestershire, Somerset, Kent, Surrey and elsewhere.

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  • fostered by the licentious encouragement of some abandoned priests who had found their way to Brazil.

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  • Of nearly all the books in this class it may be said that they deal largely in sensationalism and pornography, though it does not follow that their language is either coarse or licentious.

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  • Throughout his career he desired, says Swift, his intimate friend, to be thought the Alcibiades or Petronius of his age, and to mix licentious orgies with the highest political responsibilities.

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  • In his youth Casimir was considered frivolous and licentious; while his sudden flight from the field of Plowce, the scene of his father's great victory over the Teutonic knights, argued but poorly for his personal courage.

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  • The chief religious purpose of the society was the worship of the generative powers of nature, and the ritual and ceremonies of initiation were grossly licentious.

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  • The licentious Conies, published under the name of his brother D'Ouville, are often attributed to him.

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  • His regard for the young nobleman' last named dictated the omission in the later editions of his Moral Sentiments of the name of the celebrated ancestor of the duke, whom he had associated with Mandeville as author of one of the "licentious systems" reviewed in the seventh part of that work.

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  • DONATIEN ALPHONSE FRANCOIS SADE, Count [usually called the] (1740-1814), French licentious writer, was born in Paris on the 2nd of June 1740.

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  • The licentious practices of this sect were exposed in a lawsuit before the high court at Bombay in 1862.

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  • His doctrinal position is explained in his letters to his patron Eusebius, bishop of the imperial city of Nicomedia, and to Alexander of Alexandria, and in the fragments of the poem in which he set forth his dogmas, which bears the enigmatic title of " Thalia " (06XECa), used in Homer, in the sense of " a goodly banquet," most unjustly ridiculed by Athanasius as an imitation of the licentious style of the drinking-songs of the Egyptian Sotades (270 B.C.).

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  • Early in 1789 he had published twenty cantos of licentious verse, in the fashion of the time, under the title of Organt au Vatican.

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  • 9 These " wives " take part in licentious rites with the priests and male worshippers, and the python is the reputed father of the offspring (cf.

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  • III), " The most deplorable corruption of Vishnu-worship at the present day is that which has covered the temple walls with indecent sculptures, and filled its innermost sanctuaries with licentious rites".

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  • I have studied the subject most extensively, and have had opportunities of judging which no European can have, and I have no hesitation in saying that, ' the mystic songs' of Jayadeva and the ' ocean of love ' notwithstanding, there is nothing in the rituals of Jagannatha which can be called licentious."

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  • And even amongst the adherents of the left-hand mode of worship, many of these are said to follow it as a matter of family tradition rather than of religious conviction, and to practise it in a sober and temperate manner; whilst only an extreme section - the so-called Kaulas or Kulinas, who appeal to a spurious Upanishad, the Kaulopanishad, as the divine authority of their tenets - persist in carrying on the mystic and licentious rites taught in many of the Tantras.

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  • He was passionately attached to his wife and children; and, while his friend Beccadelli signed the licentious verses of Hermaphroditus, his own Muse celebrated in liberal but loyal strains the pleasures of conjugal affection, the charm of infancy and the sorrows of a husband and a father in the loss of those he loved.

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  • They were n.ot serious poems, but light and often licentious skits on the heroic myths. :a: See 0.

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  • The duke had capacity, but his life was so licentious that what influence he had upon the king was for evil.

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  • But he was a drunkard and a debauchee, and chroniclers are divided in opinion as to whether he died from the effects of drink or licentious living.

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  • Though good-hearted he was weak and licentious; and once out of the hands of the fanatical party he became ensnared by women and entangled in harem intrigues.

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  • In private life Bezborodko was a typical Catharinian, corrupt, licentious, conscienceless and self-seeking.

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  • Though he loses no opportunity of being coarse, he is not licentious; though he is often truculent, he cannot be called malignant.

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  • In the next year a new edition appeared, with the addition of some licentious verse, and the inscription par le sieur Theophile on the title-page.

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  • Irenaeus concludes his account by saying that this Antinomian teaching had its logical consequence in his followers, who lived licentious lives and practised every kind of magic. They also, he adds, worshipped 1 Clement of Alexandria (Strom.

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  • 25); but Guntram was really no better than the other kings of his age; he was cruel and licentious, putting his cubicularius Condo to death, for instance, because he was suspected of having killed a buffalo in the Vosges.

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  • It was, so to say, Hobbism turned inside out, - rendered licentious and anarchical instead of constructive.

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  • This explains the charge of Manichaeism levelled against Priscillian (Jerome, for his talk of the Sordes nuptiarum, had been similarly accused, and to escape popular indignation had retired to Bethlehem),' and to this was added the accusation of magic and licentious orgies.

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  • Gebhard was a drunken and licentious man, who owes his prominence rather to his surroundings than to his abilities.

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  • Licentious and luxurious in his manners, cultured and catholic in his tastes, he united in his person the most diverse qualities.

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  • Part of its popularity lay in the forbidden nature of the dance; it was considered licentious and immoral, which made it all the more attractive to the youth of the time.

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  • But he was a drunkard and a debauchee, and chroniclers are divided in opinion as to whether he died from the effects of drink or licentious living.

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  • He was succeeded by his eldest son, Haji Mahommed Khan, who abandoned himself to the most tyrannical and licentious way of life and alienated his subjects by oppressive taxation.

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  • 25); but Guntram was really no better than the other kings of his age; he was cruel and licentious, putting his cubicularius Condo to death, for instance, because he was suspected of having killed a buffalo in the Vosges.

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  • He was succeeded by his eldest son, Haji Mahommed Khan, who abandoned himself to the most tyrannical and licentious way of life and alienated his subjects by oppressive taxation.

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  • He was passionately attached to his wife and children; and, while his friend Beccadelli signed the licentious verses of Hermaphroditus, his own Muse celebrated in liberal but loyal strains the pleasures of conjugal affection, the charm of infancy and the sorrows of a husband and a father in the loss of those he loved.

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  • Though good-hearted he was weak and licentious; and once out of the hands of the fanatical party he became ensnared by women and entangled in harem intrigues.

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  • In private life Bezborodko was a typical Catharinian, corrupt, licentious, conscienceless and self-seeking.

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  • Though he loses no opportunity of being coarse, he is not licentious; though he is often truculent, he cannot be called malignant.

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  • In the next year a new edition appeared, with the addition of some licentious verse, and the inscription par le sieur Theophile on the title-page.

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  • III), " The most deplorable corruption of Vishnu-worship at the present day is that which has covered the temple walls with indecent sculptures, and filled its innermost sanctuaries with licentious rites".

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  • But these people were rendered licentious in revolt or impotent for salutary action by ignorance, by terror, by uneasy dread of the doom declared for heretics and rebels.

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  • But these people were rendered licentious in revolt or impotent for salutary action by ignorance, by terror, by uneasy dread of the doom declared for heretics and rebels.

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