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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.

    Pseudo-Polymath

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

    Ochuk's blog

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  • The practice or trade of prostitution.

    November 4, 2009

  • The practice or tray of prostitution.

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