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In this crude manner they turn the liberty of the spirit into wantonness and licentiousness.
Her good humour was never ruffled by the charges of wantonness and cruelty with which the Jesuits filled every Court in Europe.
A few days since, a large dog was in wicked wantonness, as I must allow, set upon a poor Christian boy.
AURELIANWILLIAM WARE
Entice no maiden, nor wife of man, nor to wantonness incite.
Unless you cut deep into life, wantonness and gaiety lose their savour and are not fit for the ends of art.
Dominating waving washing warmth of Wantonness, compassing me at eleven oclock.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
The Colonel began to understand that something more than wantonness had inspired Payton's conduct the previous night.
THE WILD GEESESTANLEY JOHN WEYMAN
But the war—and also the imbecile wantonness of the war-masters—consumed these flocks too, so that few are left.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
It was thus that I allowed myself in the wantonness of refinement, even in the midst of destruction.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
But such as turn this grace into wantonness, are in the reprobation; and such as hate the Light, are in the condemnation.
GEORGE FOXGEORGE FOX

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