from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who seduces or leads astray; a leader of sedition.
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It's a seductor, but I just feel in my bones that that's possible.
-- Mentitus se Michaelem Venerata Danais quidam seductor ad illum.
Les Luthiers - Hija de Escipión (Daniel, el seductor)
The first important law, enacted in 1702, repeated an earlier prohibition against trading with slaves; authorized masters to chastise their slaves at discretion; forbade the meeting of more than three slaves at any time or place unless in their masters 'service or by their consent; penalized with imprisonment and lashes the striking of a "Christian" by a slave; made the seductor or harborer of a runaway slave liable for heavy damages to the owner; and excluded slave testimony from the courts except as against other slaves charged with conspiracy.
"[Madrazo] es un seductor" but "¡Con Madrazo no me vuelvo a reunir!
[marg. note: seductor], not from truth into error, but leading men from error to truth, from vices to virtue, from death to life.
For example, this is her interpretation of one of Barbey's religious monsters (the seductor and rapist of an innocent country girl in A Nameless Story): "The name Riculf seems to be a clever composite of two French words: rire, meaning" to laugh, "comes directly from the Latin rictus meaning" a mocking sneering laughter "; and culer meaning" to back away or go astray. "