12) In 1678 the Council of Policy at the Cape condemned fornication and concubinage by VOC personnel with slaves and other heathen, noting the inevitable result--the procreation of out-of-wedlock children of mixed race (de mixtice kinderen die daar door werden aangeteelt)--and warning that offenders would be punished (swaarder en criminelijc sullen werden gestraft).
Preoccupied by rape and concubinage, by maternity and marriage, by economics, empire, patriarchy, perversion, concealment, and disclosure, American sightings of Ellen overdetermined the fabric of her race and gender.
Painting the Heavens is eminently satisfactory for its ingenious design and brilliant illumination of the concubinage of art and science, a concubinage that existed perhaps for the last time in the early seventeenth century.
13] Available statistics do not allow us to asses with accuracy the social and economic impact of crime but nonetheless indicate that colonial officials and courts were regularly visited by cases of homicide, assault and battery, robbery, rape, adultery and concubinage, incest, infanticide, sodomy, prostitution, slander and a host of offenses against "order and tranquility.
32) Accordingly, marriage is contrasted positively with fornication and adultery or with concubinage, but negatively with continence, as a chaste marriage is undoubtedly better than one in which the partners are sexually active.