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Living Celibacy reminds us all, married, single or celibate, that true love perfects human sexuality when it is lived passionately and chastely for the sake of others in any lifestyle or vocation.
From a rather chastely portrayal of sex in Purple Hibiscus, the writer graduates to the explicit sexual episodes in Half of a Yellow Sun, and finally, to the freedom of sexual preference in The Thing around Your Neck.
There was a mid-teens boy and girl on a date, chastely drinking water, a family celebration and huddles of friends swapping gossip.
In recounting Aelfric's story of a thegn and his wife who choose to live chastely, in reward for which the thegn is admitted to the heavenly company, Blanton makes much of the fact that the wife 'does not warrant a position in the saint's celestial company simply because she did not become a nun' (p.
The chastely intelligent Castiza, played by Katherine Manners, was presented with far more sympathy than her materialistic and dim mother, and Vindice's clear preference provided a path for the audience to follow: upon his initial exit from the family home, he warmly hugged his sister, but kissed his mother only as an afterthought.
Scepticism itself allows us to speak dubiously about scepticism, just as we might speak humbly of humility and speak chastely of chastity.
Her reputation is a mess of conflicting messages - get your boobs out for the boys, dress chastely for the kids, save the planet, smash the system, blame religion, use religion.
This chapter provides readings of texts by Aurelian Townshend, Walter Montagu, and John Milton that present ways for women to express their love chastely.
Throughout, the writing is clear and logical, a teacher's writing, although Banes can also be quite doctrinaire: "The standard ballet pas de deux, however chastely danced, is about the sex act.
In the stage version, Tom's crime is skinny-dipping with a teacher of doubtful masculinity; the film, more chastely, indicts him for joining a sewing circle of faculty wives.
Nature's interpreters, if Poets be, While on their souls, as clearly photographed Her features are,--a real image fair Reflected, as if in a mirror's sheen Men see their likeness chastely shewn, and true,--(p.
Two young women, amazed that Margery Kempe convinced her husband to live chastely, collaborated on a project about sexual mores and marriage in the medieval period.