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insatiable

(ĭn-sā′shă-b'l) [L. insatiabilis]
Incapable of being satisfied or appeased.
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It is difficult to make anything of our findings for The Insatiate Countess, given that we have little or nothing of Barksted and Machin's unassisted works to test, although Barksted preferred "whilst" in his extant poems.
(37) Heale argues that, in the context of the early Tudor court, this enormously popular discourse of misogyny allowed women to "embody, or act as scapegoats for, deep-seated masculine fears and resentments, displacing the competition for royal service into an often antagonistic game-world of amorous service." (38) My ladye hath forsaken me presents women as fickle and insatiate, requiring more sex than any single man can provide and discarding their lovers for new ones once their potency is sapped.
Close reading reveals that the speaker casts not a divine entity but insatiate hunger as the "Unknown God" now revealed; and the lingering question about hunger's self-destructive insatiability construes the revelation as another gospel of dread tidings.
Consider The Insatiate Countess, which, as we have already seen, provides Don Sago's speech "The stage of heau'n, is hung with solemne black, / A time best fitting, to Act Tragedies" in 4.4 (Q1, H1v).
This gives the writer occasion to remark that "for by what things a man transgresses, by the same he is also punished." (This application is actually found in the 'testament of Gad 5:10.) It was the pleasure accompanying the sex act that lured youthful Reuben into succumbing to the most, emphatic of the "seven spirits of Behar" (sexual wrongdoing, insatiate desire, fighting, flattery and trickery, arrogance, lying in destruction and jealousy, and unrighteousness) that lure humans to moral tumbles (378) to the point of lapsing into idolatry.
According to Cappadocian theologian Gregory of Nyssa, the life of the one who lends money for profit is useless and insatiate; interest taking is therefore attacked as pure robbery.
"It is ridiculous that that should be wealth which a man may have in abundance and yet perish of hunger, just as they tell in the fable that the famous Midas perished through the insatiate greed of his prayer, all that was set before him turning into gold" (105).
She attributed the root cause to the conflict within man, his mind in particular - the insatiate desire for acquiring more, manifesting as greed and destructive feelings of ill will - of hatred
Insatiate in desire; fierce as the boar; Firm in resolve, as Cannie's rocky shore.
The military's appetite for human blood remains insatiate. It is likely to recommend dragging the war on to at least 2014.
With radiant face he strode Into the seething maelstrom of your hate, And thronging thousands follow on the road To feed or crush the beast insatiate. For warriors die and glory in their late And laugh at Death, at Death the desolate.
He briefly introduces himself in the closing pages, leaving the reader insatiate and wanting to know more about the bard's life.