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  • Her ideal combination of "paid worker, parent, community member, self-improver and pleasure-seeker" would indeed be wonderful, and should naturally apply to both sexes, but it sounds more like the achievements of a lifetime than a realistic picture of the years with young children, however evenly the parenting is split.

    Shattered: Modern Motherhood and the Illusion of Equality by Rebecca Asher – review

  • It is very honest, a portrayal of a seeker and her adventures from pleasure-seeker to ascetic spirituality.

    Thoughts On Eat, Pray, Love, Breaking the Rules and Bali - by Joanna Penn | The Creative Penn

  • She had the requisite fireworks for Violetta the pleasure-seeker, but also beautifully pared down her tone for the Act II duet "Dite alla giovine" and the high-wire finish of "Addio del passato" in Act III.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: This term for a long-handled gardening tool can also be an immoral pleasure-seeker.

    CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2009

  • Should any gentleman place himself near enough to have his person touched by the playful fingers of the pleasure-seeker, and evince no repugnance, the latter turns around and, after a short conversation, the bargain is struck.


  • Unfortunately, this characterization isn't a perfect fit, and whereas Casanova can be summed up as a pleasure-seeker who always wants more than he can get, the Doctor is--or should be--a little more complicated.

    One Tiny Observation About Russell T. Davies' Casanova

  • In the story's original incarnation, Clive Barker's The Hellbound Heart, Frank is a pleasure-seeker who has indulged in every flavor of perversion money can buy.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • I was, theoretically, a member of the same "jazz generation" as the rest of Friday night's party, but in truth I hadn't known many of this sort of social animal with any intimacy, and hadn't expected to find a solid foundation beneath the selfconsciously blasé pleasure-seeker.

    Locked Rooms

  • Its preliminary stage was that of an idle pleasure-seeker; its more progressive, that of an artful husband hunter, and its summit -- ah! its summit was where she stood herself, and where a deplorable percentage of our society wives and mothers are standing or strutting about with their brilliant plumage expanded, airing their silly pride and lisping out in self-laudatory accents the story of their empty achievements in society.

    The Doctor's Daughter

  • It is not likely that in the broad sense he will ever be a popular writer, for the mass of novel-readers are an idle and pleasure-loving folk, and no mere idler and pleasure-seeker will read Meredith often or read him long at a time.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction


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