Pederasty

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Pederasty

The criminal offense of unnatural copulation between men.

The term pederasty is usually defined as anal intercourse of a man with a boy. Pederasty is a form of Sodomy.

See: sodomy
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As the pederast to whom the Sphinx's riddle refers, Oedipus is a union of wood and rock.
37) Although it is important to note that nowhere does Kant present an argument as to why pederasts and rapists deserve castration, or how these punishments fit the principle of lex talionis.
His dubious role in the mysterious death of his classmate Henderson and the jailing of his pederast teacher Pedigree as a result of the death give Matty a deep sense of guilt.
Far from implying that the Irish Republic only existed because of Catholicism and anti-Britishness, that what he really wanted to say was that, ''the risible Republic was a shit-hole full of corrupt politicians who were too busy pocketing wads of cash from bent builders to notice that the streets were full of barefoot, banjo-plucking, albino youths being preyed upon by wild, roaming packs of pederast priests''.
To make such a claim as White's is to admit that one has never been led through this wooded cathedral (or perhaps any of Hopkins' other poetical structures) by the hand of a Gerard Manley Hopkins who was inscaped so curiously as a priest by calling, poet by inspiration, pederast by desire.
It is significant that that should be the case, because it means that the sexual desires of the Greek pederast were not necessarily a "construction" of his culture, but may well have answered much deeper needs within his own personality.
in which a shy Long Island boy takes to hitchhiking from Catholic school in the late 1970s, and is befriended by a charming pederast
Lolita has the breadth and daring to describe the beginnings of a culture of sanctioned degeneracy so incremental that today only an overt step offends, as in the recent withdrawal of Calvin Klein's explicitly pederast ad campaign.
When I finished reading this memoir I asked myself: how could Podhoretz have sustained a friendship with someone like Ginsberg, fine poet though he might be, but also sex pervert, druggie, probably a pederast, and an impassioned America-hater?
Bill is a pederast whose late-night chats with his son are a deconstruction of Ward Cleaver's talks with the Beaver with a vengeance.
When Bevel drowns in the river like young Bishop in The Violent Bear It Away, a symbolic act of spiritual death to self, the old pederast is defeated and left standing empty-handed in the river, having risen "like some ancient water monster" (p.