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  • The possibility of exercising virile power of fascination in the not immediate future after an expensive repast in a private apartment in the company of an elegant courtesan, of corporal beauty, moderately mercenary, variously instructed, a lady by origin.

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as in: a mercenary soldier Define
a person hired to fight for a country other than their own
as in: a mercenary attitude Define
marked by materialism or a profit orientation
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