Finally, it was said, a thing quite horrible in a boy of sixteen, that his debauchery
often extended as far as the Rue de Glatigny.
I am ready, as the saying is, to shed my last drop of blood for him this instant; but you will admit that debauchery
, drunkenness, and the captain's widow, all these together may lead him very far.
It suits you so badly- all this debauchery
, dissipation, and the rest of it
Can't you imagine the wretched man, after some splendid evening of debauchery
, contemplating these garments--hanging them over the end of the bed, arranging them now in full light, now in shade, and wondering whether they will survive him, or he will survive them?
There was McMann, who ran up a single bar-room bill of thirty-eight thousand dollars; and Jimmie the Rough, who spent one hundred thousand a month for four months in riotous living, and then fell down drunk in the snow one March night and was frozen to death; and Swiftwater Bill, who, after spending three valuable claims in an extravagance of debauchery
, borrowed three thousand dollars with which to leave the country, and who, out of this sum, because the lady-love that had jilted him liked eggs, cornered the one hundred and ten dozen eggs on the Dawson market, paying twenty-four dollars a dozen for them and promptly feeding them to the wolf-dogs.
He had found that among muffin-sellers there existed drunkenness, debauchery
, and profligacy, which he attributed to the debasing nature of their employment as at present exercised; he had found the same vices among the poorer class of people who ought to be muffin consumers; and this he attributed to the despair engendered by their being placed beyond the reach of that nutritious article, which drove them to seek a false stimulant in intoxicating liquors.
More, indeed, I fear, than he deserved," cries Blifil; "for in the very day of your utmost danger, when myself and all the family were in tears, he filled the house with riot and debauchery
And afterwards, how he had all at once broken out: he had associated with the most horrible people, and rushed into the most senseless debauchery
When a woman debauched from her youth, nay, even being the offspring of debauchery
and vice, comes to give an account of all her vicious practices, and even to descend to the particular occasions and circumstances by which she ran through in threescore years, an author must be hard put to it wrap it up so clean as not to give room, especially for vicious readers, to turn it to his disadvantage.
has made the very houses prematurely old.
The thoughtless riot, dissipation, and debauchery
of his younger days produced fever and delirium.
Covent Garden Market at sunrise too, in the spring or summer, when the fragrance of sweet flowers is in the air, over-powering even the unwholesome streams of last night's debauchery
, and driving the dusky thrust, whose cage has hung outside a garret window all night long, half mad with joy