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acknowledged that an unchaste woman reasonably might be thought of as
Indeed, Salome's words could as easily and appropriately be uttered by the unjustly condemned Mariam who, once she is branded as unchaste, cannot convince Herod otherwise.
Although during this period the word "lewde" frequently denotes people either not in holy orders (i.e., lay) or uneducated people, it also carries its modern sexual meaning of lascivious or unchaste, and can therefore be linked to "calates" -- that is, strumpets or unchaste women -- as Hoccleve does here.
He shows that the ballads belong to a world virtually unaffected by "modernist values." This appears in various ways, most strikingly perhaps in the fact that the brother who chops up his unchaste sister and throws the pieces over the balcony is treated as a hero.
As used in regard to this offense the words "lewd" and "lascivious" mean the same thing: [begin strikethrough]and[end strikethrough] mean a wicked, lustful, unchaste, licentious, or sensual intent on the part of the person doing an act.
During the legal battle, Tiwari had called Ujjawala an " unchaste woman".
The sub-plots of Obit are as thick as the depth of inherent intrigue: the unchaste priest, the husband who longs for reconciliation while dating, and a daughter's psychic sight.
Apart from a brief reference to "isolation and alienation, which are risk factors for an unhealthy lifestyle, including unchaste behaviors," the document fails to mention any of the many serious, even fatal, diseases associated with homosexual activity that can affect both homosexual persons and the public at large.
116-20) Despite Matheo's reply, Bellafront articulates a way to resolve the culturally impossible: how to make the unchaste chaste.
It is all intelligently and generally knowledgeably done (there are some slips, such as the basing of a substantial discussion on a mistranslation of the Latin incestus as 'incestuous' rather than 'unchaste'), but the reader is sometimes left wondering just what has been argued:
This, after all, was the pope who encouraged lay Christians to boycott the ministrations of simoniacal and unchaste clergy.
This parallels almost exactly her earlier lines: It is no vicious blot, murder, or foulness, No unchaste action or dishonoured step, That hath deprived me of your grace and favour; But even for want of that for which I am richer, A still-soliciting eye, and such a tongue That I am glad I have not, though not to have it Hath lost me in your liking.