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Fromentin was singing,—a ribald marching song, an unprintable thing, salacious and vilifying the Boches.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
Mr. Hewitt, of Birmingham, tells me that the common hen prefers a salacious cock, but is quite indifferent to colour.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
The affair was planned not only to secure the divorce, but also to do it in the most sensational and salacious manner.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
More refined entertainment has often been unpleasantly salacious, not because it was daring but because it was cowardly.
PIECES OF HATEHEYWOOD BROUN
It is the experience of New York managers that the run of the merely salacious play is generally short.
PIECES OF HATEHEYWOOD BROUN
It was a half-naked mass of brutified humanity, wild and salacious, the sexes intermingling with revolting indecency.
THE WEIRD ORIENTHENRY ILIOWIZI
Similarly, the word "salacious," or lustful, had this origin.
THE COVENANT OF SALTHENRY CLAY TRUMBULL
"It takes a nasty, salacious mind to make that kind of separation," I said.
DO UNTO OTHERSMARK CLIFTON
He had looked at life with the salacious eyes of a Peeping Tom.
THE SINS OF THE CHILDRENCOSMO HAMILTON
It has been shown time and time again that a farce, which is only salacious and nothing more, cannot live on the road.
FAMOUS PRIMA DONNASLEWIS CLINTON STRANG
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