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The state of morals in it was notorious for debauchery, even in the profligate heathen world; so much so that "to Corinthianize" was a proverbial phrase for "to play the wanton"; hence arose dangers to the purity of the Christian Church at Corinth.
"To Cretanize" was proverbial for to lie: as "to Corinthianize" was for to be dissolute. alway liars -- not merely at times, as every natural man is.
"To Corinthianize" came to express the utmost lewdness, but Cornith, as sunken as she was in sensual pleasure, was not under the pale of Christianity.