Go to the right places and you'll meet professional debauchees
, seasoned clubbers and karaoke stalwarts.
, adulterers, and gamblers, who had squandered their inheritances in gaming-dens, pot-houses, and brothels; anyone who had bankrupted himself to buy impunity for his infamous or criminal acts; men convicted anywhere of murder or sacrilege, or living in fear of conviction; cut-throats and perjurers, too, who made a trade of bearing false witness or shedding the blood of fellow citizens; in short, all who were in disgrace or afflicted by poverty or consciousness of guilt, were Catiline's intimate associates.
Suttree[,] it is our understanding [that you squandered your] years in the company of thieves, derelicts, miscreants, pariahs, poltroons, spalpeens, curmudgeons, clotpolls, murderers, gamblers, bawds, whores, trulls, brigands, topers, tosspots, sots and archsots, lobcocks, smell-smocks, runagates, rakes, and other assorted and felonious debauchees
Like most debauchees
, he cultivated an impressively strong line in "little boy lost" pathos, which led the aforementioned daughter-in-law to view his cognition with a reverence that a blend of Aristotle, Leonardo and Newton could scarcely have justified.
Amid this unjust war, the war of infidels and debauchees
led by America along with its allies and agents, we would like to stress a number of important values:
One would think that the denizens of this infamous Sodom by the sea, a city rife with debauchees
of all stripes, could, how shall we say, take it?
In his autobiography Praeterita (1885-89), John Ruskin described how he inherited the prejudice, which he would never shake off, that 'the old Dutch school' were 'sots, gamblers, debauchees
, delighting in the reality of the alehouse more than in its pictures'.
envious dogs, cutthroats, debauchees
, adulterers, thieves, knaves, cheats, hypocrites, liars, perjurers, false witnesses, wretched and insolvent braggarts.