In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Second, to be libertarian is not necessarily to be a libertine.
- Post-moral tradition-hating libertines might do well to pause in the midst of their celebrations to consider this.
- Her newly found manuscript shows that she thought he was a libertine who had set out to seduce her.
- Shelley, who knew him almost as well as anyone, believed that Byron was never a revolutionary so much as a libertine.
- 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.
- 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?
- The libertine appeared to have finally turned his back on man.
- Will the aging boomer libertines and the sexual moralists in the party be able to get along?
- They are libertines, people who have gone with the contemporary cultural flow of destroying moral rules and boundaries.
- The principal character is a delinquent libertine, Don Juan, who has killed Don Gonzalo, a military commander, in an unequal duel.
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- Gabriel comes across as a libertine and something of anarchist.
- Some libertines started claiming to have pacts with Satan, while still others said the devil himself presided over the soirées.
- 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.
- Certainly she is a very rigorous, not to say humourless, libertine.
- The same goes for gnostic Christianity, where we had the strict ascetics on the one hand and the extreme libertines on the other.
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