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Consider The Insatiate Countess, which, as we have already seen, provides Don Sago's speech "The stage of heau'n, is hung with solemne black, / A time best fitting, to Act Tragedies" in 4.
It was the pleasure accompanying the sex act that lured youthful Reuben into succumbing to the most, emphatic of the "seven spirits of Behar" (sexual wrongdoing, insatiate desire, fighting, flattery and trickery, arrogance, lying in destruction and jealousy, and unrighteousness) that lure humans to moral tumbles (378) to the point of lapsing into idolatry.
It is ridiculous that that should be wealth which a man may have in abundance and yet perish of hunger, just as they tell in the fable that the famous Midas perished through the insatiate greed of his prayer, all that was set before him turning into gold" (105).
She attributed the root cause to the conflict within man, his mind in particular - the insatiate desire for acquiring more, manifesting as greed and destructive feelings of ill will - of hatred
Insatiate in desire; fierce as the boar; Firm in resolve, as Cannie's rocky shore.
The military's appetite for human blood remains insatiate.
With radiant face he strode Into the seething maelstrom of your hate, And thronging thousands follow on the road To feed or crush the beast insatiate.
He briefly introduces himself in the closing pages, leaving the reader insatiate and wanting to know more about the bard's life.
30), altogether reveling in rati Indeed, even when some gopis "imbibe" Krsna's face "with their eyes wide with emotion," they remain insatiate (atrpta, 63.
As a poor man hungering stands with insatiate eyes and hands Void of bread Right in the sight of men that feast while his famine with no least Crumb is fed.
In England, the conflict between the king and the law led to Charles I being, in Aphra Behffs words, "sacrific'd to the insatiate and cruel Villany of a seeming sanctifi'd Faction.
7) When John of Gaunt attempts to warn the king away from his destructive appetites, he employs explicit gustatory imagery to express his caution: "With eager feeding food doth choke the feeder, / Light vanity, insatiate cormorant, / Consuming means, soon preys upon itself" (2.