dissoluteness


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To leave the house is to demonstrate 'the dissoluteness of our lascivious, imprudent, rattle-pated gadding females' who 'are never well pleased nor contented, but when they are wandring abroad to Playes'.
His target was not only the dissoluteness of city life, as epitomized in Carnival, but also the Medici regime.
Cleopatra was the last queen of the Tholemaic dynasty that was strongly supported by Rome, and showed dissoluteness and lust like that of the Herodian court on which Renan speaks in his Les Apotres.
Her illicit relations with the heretic Moor, a thief like her previous partner, further corroborate her debased nature, significantly prefiguring all women's dissoluteness.
She and her friends are endearing and capable of all the clever dissoluteness of the bright young people of the Jazz Age.
By the fifth act, as Nikita is being driven wild by his own dissoluteness and acts of murder, the audience hovering over the action has also begun to feel uncomfortably trapped.
The thrill seeker and dissoluteness seeker clusters are potential theme motel customers because, in contrast to amusement seekers, they are not loyal to a particular motel, but they are open enough to recommend the motel to other people (Table 5).
This representation of women as inherently responsible for sexual dissoluteness culminates in the final scene, which shows Isabella herself being made to buy into the ideology whereby sexual aggression by men is blamed on the female victims.
His trial is also the only one in which the playing of the Jew's harp is linked with dissoluteness of character.
The leaders ruled generations whose wickedness and violence led the Lord to bring a flood over the entire earth; George oversees his descendants whose dissoluteness and conflict bring severe civil unrest to the isle after George's death.
The proof of Muhammad's dissoluteness is seen in the ethical system he created, which contrasted poorly with other moral codes of his day.
In Reflections, Burke ascribes political and social chaos and the laxity of French morals to the overthrow of the paternal authority that polices both male and female desire: "France, when she let loose the reins of regal authority, doubled the license of a ferocious dissoluteness in manners .