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A mutant Drosophila melanogaster gene that affects females, resulting in extraordinarily strong rejection behaviour against courting males
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What gives Valery's prose its gravity, lucidity, and chasteness is what he excludes from it.
He conceives freedom as a thralldom, chasteness as God's ravishment--and in so doing, makes four hundred years of readers (--and counting
Houston's supposed chasteness has nourished a lot of bad-taste commentary on the internet and raised questions about whether a celibate 41-year- old is qualified to be the nation's pathfinding porn hunter.
Though the Forest Cantons were to remain staunchly Catholic in the decades to follow, there is almost a Protestant chasteness in the play's separation of the Christians present on the stage from the panoply of Christian mythology.