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However, Matthew's accounts of that teaching seem to make an exception on the ground of unchastity (porneia).
As this Part will show, even appellate judges have proven incapable of putting aside evidence of the victim's unchastity in defining the acceptable level of risk in sexual abuse cases.
When the narrator declares that 'the Well was long after reverenced, and for the quality it had of discovering Unchastity, it was much resorted to' adding, by way of explanation, that:
On one level, Pandarus's comment may be taken metaphorically as a reference to Cressida's unchastity, particularly if he places a heavy lewd emphasis on 'all'.
Shakespeare's characterization of Margaret in Much Ado can be glaringly disturbing to any contemporary film director who considers staging the scene in which Borachio contrives to delude Claudio and Don Pedro into believing Hero's unchastity.
In his gospel the saying reads, "anyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of unchastity, causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery" (5:32).
The death penalty is not prescribed for the offence of unchastity but the judge not only decided to award it, he volunteered to personally put the noose around her neck.
Noting that pity has contributed to various corruptions, such as unchastity and bribery, Mandeville argues that it must be tempered with an awareness of the public good before it is to be commended.
More specifically, chapter one examines how a new language of gallantry competed with older Christian perceptions of adultery as a sinful unchastity requiring public policing.
26) The City Council, in turn, sought legally to prohibit the public display of "any material which portrays depravity, criminality, unchastity or lack of virtue of a class of persons of any race, color, creed or religion," in a measure that soon passed.
19:1-13); the case of an unsolved murder (21:1-9); the case of the rebellious son (21:18-21); the case of a bride accused of unchastity (22:13-21); and the levirate law (25:5-10).
One hundred years after Anbury penned his letter, the Victorian historian Daniel Dorchester described bundling and tarrying as two identical courtship habits: "The mode of courtship known as 'bundling' or 'tarrying' then prevalent in certain portions of New England, and which delicacy forbids us to explain, doubtless promoted unchastity.