16 LUCIANA He found Luciana sitting alone at a table in the Allied officers’ night club, where the drunken Anzac major who had brought her there had been stupid enough to desert her for the ribald company of some singing comrades at the bar.
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On the surface, it was a ribald little tune about a donkey who wanted to be an arcanist.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
Fleeing before it was a crowd of blear-eyed, drunken, and diseased wretches, male and female, half naked, ghastly, with painted cheeks, cursing and uttering ribald jests as they drifted along.