In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Her newly found manuscript shows that she thought he was a libertine who had set out to seduce her.
- Second, to be libertarian is not necessarily to be a libertine.
- The principal character is a delinquent libertine, Don Juan, who has killed Don Gonzalo, a military commander, in an unequal duel.
- Post-moral tradition-hating libertines might do well to pause in the midst of their celebrations to consider this.
- Will the aging boomer libertines and the sexual moralists in the party be able to get along?
- The libertine appeared to have finally turned his back on man.
- The tradition-bound father is reserved and tyrannical at home, but when he is away from home at night, he is a libertine - drinking and womanizing.
- So when did he discover his penchant for playing bad boys and dangerous libertines?
- A libertine is a hedonist, a devotee of personal pleasure, whereas a libertarian is one who defends the libertine and his lifestyle against the heavy hand of government.
- They are libertines, people who have gone with the contemporary cultural flow of destroying moral rules and boundaries.
- Shelley, who knew him almost as well as anyone, believed that Byron was never a revolutionary so much as a libertine.
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- In the 1630s as well as the 1670s, Boston was inhabited by libertines as well as orthodox Puritans, but in the last quarter of the seventeenth century, town leaders feared that they were losing control.
- He championed victims of injustice and the public came to view him not as an impudent libertine but as a patriarch and a sage.
- The same goes for gnostic Christianity, where we had the strict ascetics on the one hand and the extreme libertines on the other.
- Some libertines started claiming to have pacts with Satan, while still others said the devil himself presided over the soirées.
- Gabriel comes across as a libertine and something of anarchist.
- Certainly she is a very rigorous, not to say humourless, libertine.
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