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34) 'Every fornicator or sinner does not hold the inheritance of Christ'.
See "A Poet's Welcome To His Love-Begotten Daughter" (1784): "Tho' now they ca' me Fornicator,/ .
But instead, they seem accusatory--Joy comes off smug, self-absorbed, a "bad mother" and careless fornicator.
4) Donald Pizer, like many of Norris's readers, dismisses Vandover and the Brute as "the old tale of a fallen fornicator.
10 of Aquinas's Disputed Questions on Truth: "The fornicator knows, in the universal, that his fornication is bad, but when he consents to fornication, he assesses that it is good for him to do it now" (247).
Bracciolini, 1964-66, 692, "Quid quod matrimonio qui abstinet vel adulter vel fornicator evadet, aut alteri vitio detestabiliori involvetur.
Another strategy was to replace a vulgar term with a learned synonym lacking its profane connotations, as in "`The fornicator ducked back'" (311), or with a near-sounding placebo, such as "`Go muck yourself, he said in English and then, in Spanish, to the armoured car driver" (241).
The Holy Father also doesn't approve of fornication or adultery, so the next time someone kills a fornicator or an adulterer, we can expect Kushner to blame the Pope as well.
The court stigmatized her as a fornicator, fined both [pound]20, and ordered them "not to lead soe scandalose life.
The letter also stated : "You should first know that the impure cannot touch me without gloves, only the chaste or those who lost their chastity after marriage and were not involved in adultery can touch me without gloves, or, in other words, no fornicator or adulterer can have direct contact with me, nor anything that is impure can touch my blood, nothing impure can have direct contact with a virgin without his permission, those who prepare my burial should take off all my clothes, wash me, dry me and wrap me totally naked in a white sheet that is in this building, in a bag that I left in the first room on the first floor, after they have wrapped me in this sheet they can put me in my coffin.
He was a roisterer, a duellist, a fornicator and, as his old commander noted, possessed of a famously abusive tongue.
He is definitely a self-confessed fornicator [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]], where "[b]eing a fornicator is a physical condition similar to that of a morphine addict, an alcoholic or a smoker of opium" (Tolstoy, "Kreutzer" 41).
No one excuses a fornicator before God, nor is what the apostle says in Hebrews 13[:4] rendered void--"marriage is honorable and sacred, moreover, the Lord will judge fornicators and adulterers.
Make no mistake about this: no fornicator, no unclean or lustful person--in effect an idolater--has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Bennett finds the conceptual heart of the play in the related problems of fornication and calumny, and the central problem here is the lie that the Duke is a fornicator.