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When then, and where did the work of depravation take place?

Shelley was accountable for Harriett Westbrooks depravation.

It is a voluptuous excess in drink to the depravation of reason.

So strange a depravation of manners proceeded from these causes.

If it did suffer, it suffered through the moral nature, because depravation of the heart depraved the brain.

Dr Johnson asserts, that Shakespeare 'has corrupted language by every mode of depravation.'

There are those who hold that Louvet's Faublas is to this day a powerful agent in the depravation of the youth of France.

For let me not be supposed to have asserted that the present depravation was the work of Apolinarius.

In the seventeenth century, the depravation of meaning took place, in England at least.

What was lost to the accommodation of the body, was to be made to contribute to the depravation of the spirit.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "corrupt, lead astray, pervert," from Old French depraver (14c.) or directly from Latin depravare "distort, disfigure;" figuratively "to pervert, seduce, corrupt," from de- "completely" (see de-) + pravus "crooked." Related: Depraved; depraving.

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