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  • Harlotry, adultery and fornication were forbidden.

    "Should I stay with my girlfriend after she gave up sex for religion?"

  • Harlotry and fornication,” Graddick muttered, frowning at the cinder-block building.

    Final Theory

  • Harlotry and atheism sat in the high places; and the "caresses of wantons and the jests of buffoons regulated the measures of a government which had just ability enough to deceive, just religion enough to persecute."

    The Complete Works of Whittier

  • Of this large class of vagrants, amounting in this city to thousands, Theft and (for the females) Harlotry, whenever the cost of a loaf of bread or a night's lodging could be procured by either, were as matter-of-course resorts for a livelihood as privateering, campaigning, distilling or (till recently) slave-trading was to many respected and well-to-do champions of order and Conservatism throughout Christendom.

    Glances at Europe In a Series of Letters from Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, &c. During the Summer of 1851.

  • Harlotry in first century Israel on the other hand was almost certainly not position sought for either wealth or status but one to which one was likely driven by circumstance.


  • Harlotry is a strong Old Testament metaphor illustrating the severity of sin within the covenant people.

    Ochuk's blog


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