non-intercourse love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A refraining from intercourse.


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  • Commitment-phobic boys loaded down with the lessons and paraphernalia of safe sex also flock toward non-intercourse behavior they incorrectly believe requires no clumsy and time-consuming protection.

    Childhood Unbound

  • We know all the "scandals" surrounding Clinton were shown to be false and malicious attacks except for one minor non-intercourse sexual dalliance with a willing and consenting adult female government intern.

    Sage Advice From a Supreme Court Justice

  • The Clinton scandals ~ save for one non-intercourse sexual dalliance with a young consenting adult female ~ proved to be non-existent and the concoctions of an evil political movement that has only recently lost some of its grip on the nation.

    Newspapers Puzzled About Their Failings: part 2

  • If he grows rich and retires from business, you still remember him, and still keep up the ban of non-intercourse upon him and his family.

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • Shall I add, as one juggle of this enchantment, the stunning non-intercourse law which makes co-operation impossible?

    Representative Men

  • United States into believing that France had yielded to American contentions on neutral rights, and in 1811 non-intercourse was proclaimed again with England alone.

    Great Britain and the American Civil War

  • The pacific presidential administration of Jefferson sought by trade restrictions, using embargo and non-intercourse acts, to bring pressure on both England and France, hoping to force a better treatment of neutrals.

    Great Britain and the American Civil War

  • War and non-intercourse will doubtless compel us to economy, and render labor cheaper in America, but they can not quench our innate Yankee-Saxon inventiveness and industry.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 2, February, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • The border ground of Canaan, was quarantine ground, enforcing the strictest non-intercourse in usages between the without and the within.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4

  • The embargo and non-intercourse act, prostrated at a stroke, a forest of shipping, and sank millions of capital.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4


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