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  • Lasciviousness, stupid, not lasviciousness.†   (source)
  • She broke into a lascivious grin.†   (source)
  • She stares lasciviously down at the men, running her tongue across her upper lip.†   (source)
  • Faris looks lasciviously at the Illustrian girls.†   (source)
  • He did not notice it because at that moment he was discovering the first indications of his own being in a lascivious grandfather who let himself be frivolously dragged along across a hallucinated plateau in search of a beautiful woman who would not make him happy.†   (source)
  • When I was escorted for a bathroom break (difficult to manage when one's wrists are chained to one's waist), in addition to lascivious invitations and threatening catcalls, I was treated to more than one "Whatcha doin' HERE, Blondie?"†   (source)
  • Ithal breaks into a lascivious grin.†   (source)
  • The fat guy stared lasciviously at Manuela.†   (source)
  • The girls disrobed at once, pausing in different stages to point proudly to their garish underthings and bantering all the while with the gaunt and dissipated old man with the shabby long white hair and slovenly white unbuttoned shirt who sat cackling lasciviously in a musty blue armchair almost in the exact center of the room and bade Nately and his companions welcome with a mirthful and sardonic formality.†   (source)
  • Such as my bosom may be, and I might remind you-as if it's necessary-that Miss Pauling, our ship's entertainer, and a guest I notice who has come to address you most informally, John, has a substantially greater bosom than I, and is in a mood to display her wares in what I consider, quite frankly, a most inappropriate and lascivious way.†   (source)
  • They are lasciviousness itself.†   (source)
  • Tyrion gave her a lascivious grin.†   (source)
  • As he got up to leave Reuben stopped by Pig's desk near the door and tapped Theresa's picture frame with a huge lascivious finger.†   (source)
  • Mitchell gave a lascivious grin.†   (source)
  • Everyone lasciviously waiting for a kill.†   (source)
  • "Do you see those two?" he asked in reference to the lascivious Danes.†   (source)
  • I detected no hint of lasciviousness in Bill's voice or manner, certainly no element of pimping; no, he was simply trying to protect me.†   (source)
  • I was still shaken by that unmerciful, lascivious dream.†   (source)
  • It was not horses that interested me, but airplanes, and so in my daydreams I wore pilot's goggles and a flowing white scarf and flew in an open cockpit in pursuit of lascivious devils who had kidnapped Laraine and were flying her to secret hideouts to have their brutal way with her.†   (source)
  • You won't take offense?" he said, the grin turning lascivious, rich with secret meaning.†   (source)
  • He peeks under the hem of her dress, lets loose with a lascivious howl.†   (source)
  • When Owen caught her eye, she appeared to lose her confidence and her poise; the look he gave her was both challenging and lascivious.†   (source)
  • Despite Keith's lascivious impulses, in church he behaved as though he viewed her presence as a dangerously disruptive force that might somehow upset his clan.†   (source)
  • She put one hand on her hip, the other behind her head, looking at him through half-open eyes, sultry and lascivious.†   (source)
  • Dunbar squeezed Orr's old girl friend's fanny gratefully and passed her back to Yossarian, who propped her against the door jamb with both hands on her hips and wormed himself against her lasciviously until Nately seized him by the arm and pulled him away from her into the blue sitting room, where Dunbar was already hurling everything in sight out the window into the court.†   (source)
  • It is my favourite meal—anything that has string hoppers and egg rulang I eat with a lascivious hunger.†   (source)
  • "All my life I've suffered this deformity while you sat in your parents' well appointed kitchens stuffing zabaglione into your gorgeous bodies-the girls, sunburnt and green-eyed, with thick tresses of blond hair braided in lascivious basket weave that fell across their strong backs--_ "The boys, stupid granite-jawed idiots twice my height, intoxicated with their handsomeness, simply arrived in the afternoon, played tennis, ate, and coasted into delicious nudity with those beautiful,…†   (source)
  • She looked up at his sweating face, on which a lascivious smile had immediately appeared, and straightened, trying to control her trembling.†   (source)
  • It was her sultry glare, which contained both direct challenge and expectancy, a look of naked invitation like a lascivious lariat thrown around my ears.†   (source)
  • And he smiled, watching the elders' well-fed faces and their grinding jaws? unholy pastors all, unfaithful stewards; he prayed that he would never be so fat, or so lascivious, but that God should work through him a mighty work: to ring, it might be, through ages yet unborn, as sweet, solemn, mighty proof of His everlasting love and mercy.†   (source)
  • Her absence, after the most complete (or perhaps I should say only) propinquity of flesh in my life, was spooky, almost palpable, and I drowsily realized it had partly to do with the smell of her, which remained like a vapor in the air: a musky genital odor, still provocative, still lascivious.†   (source)
  • There are some to whom "no passion is as serious as lust" and for whom an indecent story ceases to produce lasciviousness precisely in so far as it becomes funny: there are others in whom laughter and lust are excited at the same moment and by the same things.†   (source)
  • In the less than halflight he appeared to be watching his body, seeming to watch it turning slow and lascivious in a whispering of gutter filth like a drowned corpse in a thick still black pool of more than water.†   (source)
  • All your sins and anguish self-affrighting, Your murders and lascivious delighting Are to us but as a show Like the suns that circling go, Changing not our day for night; On your frenzied life we spy, And refresh ourselves thereafter With the stars in order fleeing; Our breath is winter; in our sight Fawns the dragon of the sky; Cool and unchanging is our eternal being, Cool and star bright is our eternal laughter.†   (source)
  • I expected poisoned looks, against which I was coated and immune; at least, my greater trouble made such looks seem negligible; and I wasn't willing to be tagged for lascivious crime and false pretenses or whatever the counts were that they thought they had against me.†   (source)
  • If my desires had been converted into a concrete religious symbol, the symbol would have looked something like this: a black imp with two horns; a long, curving, forked tail; cloven hoofs, a scaly, naked body; wet, sticky fingers; moist, sensual lips; and lascivious eyes feasting upon the face of the elder's wife ….†   (source)
  • Thus by inflaming the horror of the Same Old Thing we have recently made the Arts, for example, less dangerous to us than perhaps, they have ever been, "low-brow" and "high-brow" artists alike being now daily drawn into fresh, and still fresh, excesses of lasciviousness, unreason, cruelty, and pride.†   (source)
  • They are not artistic: they are only lascivious.†   (source)
  • It was furtive, lascivious, sordid—nourishment sucked in and excreted, an exhalation of carbon dioxide and other foul impurities of a mysterious origin and nature.†   (source)
  • Ordinarily it closed at eight, but tonight it kept open till one, and developed a spirit of almost lascivious mirth.†   (source)
  • So much for pathology, the study of disease, with an emphasis on bodily pain, which at the same time was an emphasis on the body, an emphasis on its pleasures—disease was life's lascivious form.†   (source)
  • Yes, we might note that there was much to discuss and share: about matter as a disreputable degeneration of the immaterial, about life as an impudency of matter, about illness as life's lascivious form.†   (source)
  • The two brigands looked at each other for a moment—the one with a smile of lasciviousness on his lips, the other with the pallor of death on his brow.†   (source)
  • An infernal boldness looked out from her burning eyes, and their lids drew close together with a lascivious and encouraging look, so that the young man felt himself growing weak beneath the mute will of this woman who was urging him to a crime.†   (source)
  • He took Cucumetto one side, while the young girl, seated at the foot of a huge pine that stood in the centre of the forest, made a veil of her picturesque head-dress to hide her face from the lascivious gaze of the bandits.†   (source)
  • …language is still he who desires to possess by robbery, whilst we call one miserly who deprives himself too much of the use of his own); one is reputed generous, one rapacious; one cruel, one compassionate; one faithless, another faithful; one effeminate and cowardly, another bold and brave; one affable, another haughty; one lascivious, another chaste; one sincere, another cunning; one hard, another easy; one grave, another frivolous; one religious, another unbelieving, and the like.†   (source)
  • I was pleased to hear this statement of policy, dubious as its moral underpinning might be, but remained a bit nervous in the face of the openly lascivious looks on some of the other faces.†   (source)
  • I wouldn't let my brother, not even my own brother, most lascivious thing.†   (source)
  • (She arches her body in lascivious crispation, placing her forefinger in her mouth) Spoke to me.†   (source)
  • Weary too in sight of lovers, lascivious men, a naked woman shining in her courts, she draws a toil of waters.†   (source)
  • Lascivious people.†   (source)
  • Well, I will find you twenty lascivious turtles ere one chaste man.†   (source)
  • Not like a woman, for I would prevent The loose encounters of lascivious men.†   (source)
  • *certainly **lascivious Full small y-pulled were her browes two, And they were bent*, and black as any sloe.†   (source)
  • Only to seem to deserve well, and to beguile the supposition of that lascivious young boy the count, have I run into this danger: yet who would have suspected an ambush where I was taken?†   (source)
  • But, I beseech you, If't be your pleasure and most wise consent,— As partly I find it is,—that your fair daughter, At this odd-even and dull watch o' the night, Transported with no worse nor better guard But with a knave of common hire, a gondolier, To the gross clasps of a lascivious Moor,— If this be known to you, and your allowance, We then have done you bold and saucy wrongs; But if you know not this, my manners tell me We have your wrong rebuke.†   (source)
  • VOLT: May her feignings Not take your wisdoms: but this day she baited A stranger, a grave knight, with her loose eyes, And more lascivious kisses.†   (source)
  • Grim-visag'd war hath smooth'd his wrinkled front; And now,—instead of mounting barbed steeds To fright the souls of fearful adversaries,— He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber To the lascivious pleasing of a lute.†   (source)
  • …thought, Eating his fill; nor Eve to iterate Her former trespass feared, the more to sooth Him with her loved society; that now, As with new wine intoxicated both, They swim in mirth, and fancy that they feel Divinity within them breeding wings, Wherewith to scorn the earth: But that false fruit Far other operation first displayed, Carnal desire inflaming; he on Eve Began to cast lascivious eyes; she him As wantonly repaid; in lust they burn: Till Adam thus 'gan Eve to dalliance move.†   (source)
  • Antony, Leave thy lascivious wassails.†   (source)
  • This lewd woman, That wants no artificial looks or tears To help the vizor she has now put on, Hath long been known a close adulteress, To that lascivious youth there; not suspected, I say, but known, and taken in the act With him; and by this man, the easy husband, Pardon'd: whose timeless bounty makes him now Stand here, the most unhappy, innocent person, That ever man's own goodness made accused.†   (source)
  • My meaning in't, I protest, was very honest in the behalf of the maid; for I knew the young count to be a dangerous and lascivious boy, who is a whale to virginity, and devours up all the fry it finds.†   (source)
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