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A European student acquired a fondness for luxury and dissipation, contempt for simplicity, a sense of privilege, an abhorrence of equality, a love of wealth and birth, thin friendships, a distaste of fidelity, and appetency for harlots, among other urban vices.
Highlights that the main reason for not drinking water are lack of appetency (42.
He has recently recovered from a period of illness and consequently finds himself in a peculiarly heightened mood, one "of the keenest appetency," which leads him to feel "a calm but inquisitive interest in every thing.
Abstention from movement; while the world moves in appetency, on its metalled ways, 2011, shown in the gallery's largest space, consisted of sculptural fragments spread out across the floor and in--as well as on top of--the fireplace.