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  • This aptly named area mons veneris is Latin for “hill of Venus” is most famous for the triangle of pubic hair that grows on it.

    The Straight Girl's Guide to Sleeping with Chicks

  • 108 This leisurely operation of the “deed of kind” was sure to be noticed; but we do not find in The Nights any allusion to that systematic prolongatio veneris which is so much cultivated by Moslems under the name Imsák = retention, withholding i.e. the semen.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Her mons veneris is an anthill, and her clitoris is a termite hill.

    Donna Henes: Earth, Our Mother

  • Shown above are the black stems of southern maidenhair fern, Adiatum capillus-veneris amongst the mosses of the trough planter.

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  • This is due to the microclimatic conditions present in the collapsed galleries and the shallow chasms of the river valley, allowing Mediterranean species such as Adiantum capillus-veneris to grow beside Alpine species such as Primula auricula and Viola biflora.

    Skocjan Caves Regional Park, Slovenia

  • There are many ways of making the castrato; in some (as here) only the penis is removed, in other the testes are bruised or cut off; but in all cases the animal passion remains, for in man, unlike other animals, the fons veneris is the brain.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • This is especially true of Venus (or a Nymph) Spied On by Satyrs, where the satyrs lust for a beautiful nude who, with her head back, her eyes closed, and her hand touching her mons veneris, is shown enrapt in sexual fantasy.

    The Magical Painting of Poussin

  • Topatius annulo gestatus, dexterum lupi testiculum attritum, et oleo vel aqua rosata exhibitum veneris taedium inducere scribit

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Intemperantia veneris, quam in nautis praesertim insectatur [1332] Lemnius, qui uxores ineunt, nulla menstrui decursus ratione habita nec observato interlunio, praecipua causa est, noxia, pernitiosa, concubitum hunc exitialem ideo, et pestiferum vocat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • These cushy pads of fatty tissue are a continuation of the mons veneris and, like the mons, they sprout pubic hair.

    The Straight Girl's Guide to Sleeping with Chicks

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