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The frame of his bed is of fine sapphires blended with gold, to make him sleep well, and to refrain him from lechery.
EARLY TRAVELS IN PALESTINEARCULF ET AL.
No, he concluded with healthy disgust, he was not that most sickening tribute to lechery, an old vein yawning for transfusion.
THE CALIFORNIANSGERTRUDE FRANKLIN HORN ATHERTON
Perfyte Chastitee forsably feichtis aganis Lechery throu the remembraunce of God and his commandementis.
THE BUKE OF THE ORDER OF KNYGHTHOODRAMON LLULL
But, when he is dealing with lechery and corruption, the undercurrent of disgust seems to become audible.
OXFORD LECTURES ON POETRYANDREW CECIL BRADLEY
Now reigneth pride in price, and covetise is counted wise, and lechery withouten shame, and gluttony withouten blame.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME II (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
As Shakespere says: "Lechery it provokes and unprovokes; it provokes the desire but it takes away the performance."
THE SEXUAL QUESTIONAUGUST FOREL
The tipsy Talbot and Berwick, exasperated at the heroine's resistance, give a loose to the fury of unsatisfied lechery.
THE EXECUTIONER'S KNIFEEUGNE SUE
Thirdly, The ardour of lechery is very much subdued and mated by frequent labour and continual toiling.
GARGANTUA AND PANTAGRUEL, COMPLETE.FRANCOIS RABELAIS
Lechery and gambling are two of his vices, and the third is drinking.
A HISTORY OF CARICATURE AND GROTESQUETHOMAS WRIGHT
The seventh is goat-drunk, when in his drunkenness he hath no mind but on lechery.
NINETEEN CENTURIES OF DRINK IN ENGLANDRICHARD VALPY FRENCH
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