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Burns, bawdry, and belligerence: these were to be Baxter's watchwords during his tenure of the Burns Fellowship.
In the anonymous play the wayward prince brags of visiting an Eastcheap tavern frequented by "a pretie wench / That can talk well": Hal's jest, "I delight as much in their toongs, / As any part about them" (lines 88-90), (37) contains an obvious touch of bawdry.
It's a marvelous mix of political, satire, anti-war sentiment and bawdry humor.
Two were "taken out of a notorious and reputed house of Bawdry in Company with Lewd women," and had assaulted him in their anger at being stopped in their activities.
When the married Lord Sandwich, who appeared to undergo some sort of midlife crisis in 1663, disgraced himself by going off to live in Chelsea with his mistress, Pepys was deeply shocked and even went to the length of writing him a letter to express his concern--an extremely brave gesture from a lifelong dependent and protege The example set by the Court was key: when Pepys remarked in 1660 that Sandwich had become "a perfect Courtier" he did not mean it as a compliment, and he frequently expressed his opinion that "there is nothing almost but bawdry at Court from top to bottom"--though disapproval did not keep him from lusting after Lady Castlemaine, the king's glitzy, high-profile mistress: "strange it is, how for her beauty I am willing to conster all this to the best .
His songs, many of them published in Pills to Purge Melancholy (1719-20), are mostly low-life bawdry.
We whose wallets depend on the Bard rarely admit that the Fool's bawdry may evoke "the wearisome uneasiness which one experiences when listening to jokes which are not witty" (51).
The `King's pandars' are the subject of the second chapter, courtiers who play `out all the ambiguities between bawdry and friendship encoded in Troilus's own lines to Pandarus in Book III (393-403)' (p.
This is a far cry from Allen's familiar bawdry, such as Alvy Singer realizing that he has been trying to do to a Republican worker what Eisenhower has been doing to the country.