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chaste -- as in: innocent and chaste
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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
  • Even back when I did the groupie thing, I’d always escort the girl du jour out of my hotel room or limo or whatever, give her a chaste kiss on the cheek and a "Thanks, that was a lot of fun," or something with a similar note of finality in it.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • The occasional Circler looked up to smile at her, to wave chastely at the camera, at her audience, before returning to the work at hand.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • Taking the edges of the sheet, she wrapped it chastely around herself.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • "It’s all a chase, and when the race is done, I think I pity chaste women who run."
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Then it was all quite swift and natural, as chaste as it could ever be.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Very chaste.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • In spite of the corrupt physical ways our passion had begun to take, the photographs of Yvette that I preferred were the chastest.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • I became very much a listener, and I’m certain that my archly chaste detachment allowed me eventually to learn as much about Sophie and her past (or more) as Nathan ever learned.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • But my own tides moved no longer to that chaste and sterile summons, and the knowledge of my freedom raced like danger through my blood.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Their security and chaste way of life is the only guarantee of the purity of the lineage.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • She looked impersonal, untouched by the words she pronounced, chaste like a young boy.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Then she hath sworn that she will still live chaste?
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Now we sleep together under the same mosquito net, chastely.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Thus credulous fools are caught; And many worthy and chaste dames even thus, All guiltless, meet reproach.
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • If I live to be as old as Sibylla, I will die as chaste as Diana, unless I be obtained by the manner of my father’s will.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • She sank into Mr. Bumble’s arms; and that gentleman in his agitation, imprinted a passionate kiss upon her chaste nose.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • ) It seems that McCandless was drawn to women but remained largely or entirely celibate, as chaste as a monk.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • In a few moments’ time, Pedro had transformed Tita’s breasts from chaste to experienced flesh, without even touching them.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • This chaste astonishment is the shade of difference which separates Psyche from Venus.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Carlo, his love …. was chaste.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • He opened a copy of Lektyr from 1964 and smiled to see how chaste the pin-up was.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • What a really beautiful and chaste-looking mouth! from floor to ceiling, lined, or rather papered with a glistening white membrane, glossy as bridal satins.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • I’m not exactly chaste.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Without being so bold as to condone premarital sex, and without being so naive as to think you’re all chaste angels, I will give you this bit of advice about your sex lives.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Then among them glided like a pure ray, like a Christian angel in the midst of Olympus, one of those chaste figures, those calm shadows, those soft visions, which seemed to veil its virgin brow before these marble wantons.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • In war, he is daring, boastful, cunning, ruthless, self-denying, and self-devoted; in peace, just, generous, hospitable, revengeful, superstitious, modest, and commonly chaste.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • O! be thou Dian, and let her be Kate, And then let Kate be chaste, and Dian sportful!
    William Shakespeare  --  The Taming of the Shrew
  • On the other hand, if she permitted one chaste peck, he might bring her other lovely presents in the hope of getting another kiss.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • A chastity or honesty, or mercy, which yields to danger will be chaste or honest or merciful only on conditions.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • If you would be chaste, you must be temperate.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • Then weigh what loss your honour may sustain If with too credent ear you list his songs, Or lose your heart, or your chaste treasure open To his unmaster’d importunity.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • A certain percentage, they tell us, must every year go…. that way…. to the devil, I suppose, so that the rest may remain chaste, and not be interfered with.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • It took four men, all four ablaze with gorgeous decoration, and the Chief of them unable to exist with fewer than two gold watches in his pocket, emulative of the noble and chaste fashion set by Monseigneur, to conduct the happy chocolate to Monseigneur’s lips.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Now I have to look up inviolate and chastity and all I can find here is that inviolate means not violated and chastity means chaste and that means pure from unlawful sexual intercourse.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • But the chaste and beautiful Countess of Cornwall—
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • We aren’t going to the river though, we won’t see the little cupolas on the buildings down that way, white with blue and gold trim, such chaste gaiety.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • It was extremely pleasant and so chaste in its way that Ursula ceased her vigilance.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Then he said there should be three white bulls that should enchieve it, and the two should be maidens, and the third should be chaste.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • These were not the dainty and chaste twirls and curtseys of the ballerinas at Lincoln Center.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • Twenty years he dallied there between conjugial love and its chaste delights and scortatory love and its foul pleasures.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • They had already decided they wanted me to be chaste, go to college, and be a lawyer.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • He had resolved from the first to tell her two things—that he was not chaste as she was, and that he was not a believer.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Remember there is no jewel in the world so precious as a chaste and virtuous woman, and that the whole honour of women consists in reputation; and since thy wife’s is of that high excellence that thou knowest, wherefore shouldst thou seek to call that truth in question?
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • I had believed in the best parlor as a most elegant saloon; I had believed in the front door, as a mysterious portal of the Temple of State whose solemn opening was attended with a sacrifice of roast fowls; I had believed in the kitchen as a chaste though not magnificent apartment; I had believed in the forge as the glowing road to manhood and independence.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • That dress with the narrow folds hid a distracted fear, of whose torment those chaste lips said nothing.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • I think she is a completely chaste person.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • I resolve to be chaste, as that is a noble thing to do.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • After all, his culture does all it can to keep boys and girls separate and pure, and his reading has described relations between the sexes in only the most general and chaste of terms.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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