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  • Communis quoque populus, dum festus diebus intendere deberent deuotioni in templo, currit in hortis, in spectaculis, in tabernis vsque ad crapulam, et ebrietatem, et pinguia manducans et bibens, ac in bestiarum morem, luxuriam prauam exercens.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • "Velamina etiam mulierum, quæ ad verecundiam designandam eis sunt concessa, sed nunc, per insipientiam earum, in lasciviam et luxuriam excreverunt, it immoderata longitudo superpelliccorum quibus pulverem trahunt, ad moderatum usum, sicut decet verecundiam sexus, per excommunicationis sententiam cohibeantur."

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 337, November, 1843

  • Every word of this marks the degradation to which those monkish times would have made the sex submit, "velamina _concessa_ insipientiam earum!" and pretty well for men of the cloth of that day's make, to speak of women's "lasciviam et luxuriam," when, perhaps, the hypocritical mandate arose from nothing but a desire in the coelibatists themselves to get a sly peep at the neatly turned feet and ankles of the women.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 337, November, 1843

  • He disapproved of the higher education of women, 'propter istas quae litteris non ad sapientiam utuntur, sed ad luxuriam instruuntur.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • * "Tum quia cupido divitiarum facit eus coacervari per fas et nefas; tum quia eadem ita mentem auro alligat ut nequeat cogitare de coelo; tum quia divitiae sunt materia et stimulus ad superbiam, gulam, luxuriam, omniaque scelera."

    The Following of Christ.

  • "Tum quia cupido divitiarum facit eus coacervari per fas et nefas; tum quia eadem ita mentem auro alligat ut nequeat cogitare de coelo; tum quia divitiae sunt materia et stimulus ad superbiam, gulam, luxuriam, omniaque scelera."

    The Following of Christ.

  • Utraque parte acutus est, quia qui foris in nobis amputat luxuriam carnis, intus resecat malitiam cordis.

    Epistles to the Seven Churches in Asia.

  • Almighty to St. Bridget against those who have "ornamenta indecentia in capitibus et pedibus, et reliquis membris, ad provocandum luxuriam et irritandum deum, in strictis vestibus, ostensione mamillarum, unctionibus," &c.

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

  • 148 Asia primum devicta luxuriam misit in Italiam ....

    A History of Rome During the Later Republic and Early Principate

  • [5] Caesar thus records his admiration of the Nervian character: "Quorum de naturâ moribusque Caesar cum quaereret sic reperiebat, nullum aditum esse ad eos mercatoribus; nihil pati vini reliquarumque rerum ad luxuriam pertinentium inferri, quod iis rebus relanguescere animos eorum et remitti virtutem existimarent: esse homines feros magnaeque virtutis; increpitare atque incusare reliquos Belgas qui se populo

    Caesar: a Sketch

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