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  • n. Plural form of venery.

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Examples

  • His power and extent is very large, [4630] and in that twofold division of love, φιλεῖν and ἐρᾶν [4631] those two veneries which Plato and some other make mention of it is most eminent, and κατ 'ἐξοχὴν called Venus, as I have said, or love itself.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • I could believe that Spirits use with man the act of carnality, and that in both sexes; I conceive they may assume, steal, or contrive a body, wherein there may be action enough to content decrepit lust, or passion to satisfie more active veneries; [67] yet, in both, without a possibility of generation: and therefore that opinion that Antichrist should be born of the

    Religio Medici

  • To Nimrod, his tusks; to Lothario, his photographs; to me (who cut no dash in either of those veneries, and am not greedy enough to preserve menus nor silly enough to preserve press-cuttings, but do delight in travelling from place to place), my railway-labels.

    Yet Again

  • I could believe that Spirits use with man the act of carnality, and that in both sexes; I conceive they may assume, steal, or contrive a body, wherein there may be action enough to content decrepit lust, or passion to satisfie more active veneries; 6 yet, in both, without a possibility of generation: and therefore that opinion that Antichrist should be born of the Tribe of Dan by conjunction with the Devil, is ridiculous, and a conceit fitter for a Rabbin than a Christian.

    Paras 36-70

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