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He indulged in much pruriency of description, and occasional remarks savouring of infidelity.
What a humbug is this sensualist, who masks his pruriency back of poetic and philosophical symbols.
OLD FOGYJAMES HUNEKER
He was resolved to attract notice at any price—by putting on cap and bells, and by the pruriency which stains his best work.
We would still follow our Scribe here, were it not that his pruriency often reaches the edge.
THE BOOK OF KHALIDAMEEN RIHANI
Robert Louis Stevenson calls love a mixture of pruriency and curiosity, which suggests a horrid itch.
PAINTED VEILSJAMES HUNEKER
Isolation is more likely to breed pruriency than commingling to provoke indulgence.
SEX IN EDUCATIONEDWARD H. CLARKE
And he is safeguarded against a certain pruriency that comes from wrongly stimulated and vilely fed curiosity.
He had no claptrap, no great cause, none of the disease of pruriency which came into fashion with Flaubert and Guy de Maupassant.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSONALEXANDER H. JAPP
What lustfulness would surround them, what constant pruriency, what stealing!
Piqued by the affront, the girl rose, and played and danced with inimitable grace and pruriency.

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