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Pride and Prejudice
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  • And it is the more to be lamented, because there is reason to suppose as my dear Charlotte informs me, that this licentiousness of behaviour in your daughter has proceeded from a faulty degree of indulgence; though, at the same time, for the consolation of yourself and Mrs. Bennet, I am inclined to think that her own disposition must be naturally bad, or she could not be guilty of such an enormity, at so early an age.

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  • We have all manner of licentious people in the village!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • Nately’s father was a sober, philosophical and responsible man; this old man was fickle and licentious.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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