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lust

A poetic (i.e., non-medical) term for intense sexual desire for another person or, less commonly, an object.
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This could, of course, be a perfectly innocent observation of their charitable ministrations to women, but within the fabliau context of the tale it feels much more like a Chaucerian insinuation of lechery. (Chaucer's Friar in The General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales is similarly solicitous to ladies, while in The Summoner's Tale, Friar John is perhaps a little too attentive to Thomas's wife.
This train of thought implies that, unlike Puppet Cupid's lechery, 'abomination' lays wholly within the purview of the human self.
And next hym on a goot folowyd Lechery. Slow the was so slepy, he came all behynde, On a dull asse, a full wery pase.
That Fendt can read Aristophanes so piously, without really acknowledging the 'lower types' portrayed therein or the unabashed delight in their vulgarity and lechery, suggests that his vision of comedy will be partial at best.
Lechery, resentment and abjection keep these poems active: after a dizzyingly erotic overture, they are obsessed by exclusion from the frolics of the young gods and goddesses of King's, resentment at widely published contemporaries, and resentment at the academically sponsored and tenured.
She said: "The girls have to escort such a lechery pet duck home because they know its keeper well and like the pet so much." (ANI)
They are very personal expressions of feeling about love, lechery, martyrdom, nature and the full spectrum of human experience.
"Lechery, lechery, still wars and lechery; nothing else holds fashion.
Sinful priests giveth the sinners example bad; Their children sitteth by other men's fires, I have heard; And some haunteth women's company, With unclean fife, as lusts of lechery: These be with sin made blind.
Interviewers have reacted to the lechery and vulgarity of his most famous roles, for example, by emphasizing his domesticity, charm, and good-heartedness.
Krystina Kujawinska Courtney's discussion of Krystyna Skuszanka's productions of Measure for Measure and The Tempest and Zoltan Markus's exploration of war, lechery and ghoulash Communism in Hungary show that certain plays proved more amenable to ideological appropriation, but none so much as Hamlet.
Along with emphasizing the tuner's darker themes, director Schaeffer goes heavy on movement, lechery and, of course, cynicism.