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Comparable recent works include Valeria Finucci's discussion of how masculinities were haunted by notions of paternity and virility in The Manly Masquerade: Masculinity, Paternity and Castration in the Italian Renaissance (Durham, N.
Clearly another sign of virility was one's hat, a sort of symbolic male organ, says Brown, citing Freud.
Arnold's public images range from the best of masculinity, the beauty, the virility, the wealth and confidence.
Their sexual history in the United States has been marked by violence and censure, just as their bodies have been perceived largely through the lens of physicality, virility, strength and sexual prowess or exploitability.
For those lawmakers who feel compelled to compensate for a perceived shortcoming, ramming through some architectural atrocity predates even sports cars and powerboats as a desperate symbol of virility.
Even clean-shaven, his face boasted possibility, potential, virility.
The eternal feminine has been argued Right out of existence, and so we produce That which is not us: a leaf falling Through whiteness, a veil veiling the absolute virility Of all motion.
Surely, I thought, this will be my opportunity to display a taut, fine-lined mouth and perhaps a little virility besides.
Ides radio commercials that suggested that the product would increase "male virility and sexual prowess.
High Society would celebrate hunting successes with a special vodka flavored with "Bison Grass," in belief this would yield grand power, increase stamina and youthful virility which centuries later had been banned from American shores.
Like Samson in the Bible, men feel they have lost some of their virility as they wave farewell to their boyish locks down a plug hole" - TV's Graham Norton whose own locks are thinning.
Dr Nick Neave, who co-led the study, believes that this increased sensitivity to male qualities by other men may be due to intrasexual rivalry - men sizing up the strength and virility of their competition.