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chaste -- as in: innocent and chaste
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The Aeneid
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  • If, as you seem, the sister of the day, Or one at least of chaste Diana’s train, Let not an humble suppliant sue in vain; But tell a stranger, long in tempests toss’d, What earth we tread, and who commands the coast?
  • The chaste Sibylla shall your steps convey, And blood of offer’d victims free the way.
  • But chaste Diana, who his death deplor’d, With Aesculapian herbs his life restor’d.
  • Here modest matrons, in soft litters driv’n, To pay their vows in solemn pomp appear, And odorous gums in their chaste hands they bear.
  • She thus replied: "The chaste and holy race Are all forbidden this polluted place.

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  • My parents divorced when I was twelve, and I think maybe, when I was very young, I witnessed a chaste cheek kiss between the two when it was impossible to avoid.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Before he could answer, she stretched up to kiss him—a chaste press of lips to lips at first, but it deepened quickly, and soon he was parting her lips with his, tongue stroking into her mouth, and she could taste him: the sweetness of Jace spiked with the bite of champagne.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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