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368 example sentences with  prostituted

368 example sentences with prostituted

Science is prostituted to deceive the public by cloaking the increasing deterioration in quality of merchandise.

The reputation of men is too noble a sacrifice to be offered up to vainglory, fond pleasure, or ill-humour; it is a good far more dear and precious, than to be prostituted for idle sport and divertisement.

This is to slander mankind first in the gross; then in retail, as occasion serveth, to asperse any man; this is the way of half-witted Machiavellians, and of desperate reprobates in wickedness, who having prostituted their consciences to vice, for their own defence and solace, would shroud themselves from blame under the shelter of common pravity and infirmity; accusing all men of that whereof they know themselves guilty.

Firstly he asked himself: Was not his wife unfaithful to him, had she not prostituted herself to a beast?

For the establishment of this new regulation, the honours of every profession are prostituted, and every commission is become merely nominal.

'He that has flattery ready for all whom the vicissitudes of the world happen to exalt, must be [confessed to degrade his powers] scorned as a prostituted mind.

In my opinion the administration of the law is thus prostituted consciously or unconsciously for the benefit of the exploiter.

There worked the bought, fed, and obliging public men;read prostituted.

These two virgins, one of bronze, the other of granite, felt themselves prostituted.

When Art has been prostituted to pander to perverted tastes, or has been stimulated by thirst for gain, then inferior works only have been created.

It was prostituted at Rome under the emperors.

I shall not directly fall on the many gross errors, nor expose the notorious absurdities of this prostituted libeller, until I have let the Learned World fairly into the controversy depending; and then leave the unprejudiced to judge of the merits and justice of my cause.

We speak of the glories of art; but art was prostituted to please the lower tastes and inflame the passions.

Thus was his influence pure and exalted in an art which has too often been prostituted to please the perverted taste of a sensual age.

Nor can it be prostituted, like painting and sculpture; it never corrupts the mind, and sometimes inspires it; and if it makes an appeal to the senses or the imagination, it is to kindle perceptions of the severe beauty of geometrical forms.

Even the learned men who shed lustre around his throne prostituted their talents to nurse his egotism, and did but little to elevate the national character.

Imprimis, We accuse Lingua of high treason and sacrilege against the most honourable commonwealth of letters; for, under pretence of profiting the people with translations, she hath most vilely prostituted the hard mysteries of unknown languages to the profane ears of the vulgar.

The emperor, Lewis the Debonnaire, prohibited that method of trial, not because it was uncertain, but lest that sacred figure, says he, of the cross should be prostituted in common disputes and

The great, if not only, weakness of this prince in his government, was the imprudent passion for crusades; but it was his zeal chiefly that procured him from the clergy the title of St. Lewis, by which he is known in the French history; and if that appellation had not been so extremely prostituted, as to become rather a term of reproach, he seems by his uniform probity and goodness, as well as his piety, to have fully merited the title.

When wit is prostituted to vice, 'tis wit no more; that is, it ceases to be true wit; and I have often thought there should be some public mark of infamy fixed on those who hurt society by loose writings.

You have a charming mind, my friend, but it has been prostituted to the law.

The author of Mrs. Oldfield's life says, that she has often heard her mention some agreeable hours she spent with captain Farquhar: As she was a lady of true delicacy, nor meanly prostituted herself to every adorer, it would be highly ungenerous to suppose, that their hours ever passed in criminal freedoms.

But never was the word "labourers" so prostituted, as when it was used for slaves.

Never was the word "right" so prostituted, not even when "the rights of man" were talked of; as when the right to trade in man's blood was asserted, by the members of an enlightened assembly.

Such gigantic crimes, such a recklessness of life, such uncontrollable ambition, such a defiance of justice, such an abrogation of treaties, such a disregard of the interests of humanity, to say nothing of the welfare of France, prostituted, enslaved, down-trodden,and all to nurse his diabolical egotism,astonished and shocked the whole civilized world.

dost not often come To thy bed-side and like a fairy pinch Thy prostituted limbs, then laughing tell thee 'Tis in revenge for myriads of black tortures Thy lust inflicted on it?

The standing lake of Impudence corrupts; Hath nought in all the world, nor nought wood have To grace him in the prostituted light.

Alas, my noble Lord, he is not rich, Nor titles hath, nor in his tender cheekes The standing lake of Impudence corrupts; Hath nought in all the World, nor nought wood have, To grace him in the prostituted light.

Not all the converts were saints,and none of them were such saints as the Catholic painters of the last three centuries have prostituted Art and debased Religion in producing.

The time is come when this struggle between duty and sordid interest ought to end, and reason, as well as enlightened policy, demand that in this respect our legislation should be reformed, in order that the mace of justice, instead of being prostituted in search of lucre, may henceforwards be wholly employed in the support of equity and the protection of society.

Wrecked and ruined, Hook had no resource but his literary talents, and it is to be deplored that he should have prostituted these to serve an ungentlemanly and dishonourable party in their onslaught upon an unfortunate woman.

Flourishing wits, and men of good parts, good fashion, and good worth, basely prostitute themselves to every rogue's company, to take tobacco and drink, to roar and sing scurrilous songs in base places.

Another hath been a bawd, a pander to some great men, a parasite, a slave," "prostituted himself, his wife, daughter," to some lascivious prince, and for that he is exalted.

Do not prostitute thy soul for gain.

What, indeed, could Louisa think of a person who should send for her in this manner?all the late transport she was in, was immediately converted into disdain and vexation at being taken, as she had all the reason in the world to suppose, for one of those common creatures who prostitute their charms for bread.

Some are of the opinion that Larentia was called Lupa among the shepherds from her being a common prostitute, and hence an opening was afforded for the marvellous story.

From Charles VI. to Francis I. these appointments became royal charges; but from that time, owing to the office being so often prostituted for reward, it got more and more into disrepute.

He had made himself guilty of an abominable wickedness, he had just committed an inexcusable crime, he had succumbed cowardly, ignominiously; he had betrayed his faith, abjured his priestly oaths, forgotten his duties, prostituted his dignity on the withered breast of an old corrupted maid-servant.

Now, Sir, what Safety is there for a Woman's Reputation, when a Lady may be thus prostituted as it were by Proxy, and be reputed an unchaste Woman; as the Hero in the ninth Book of Dryden's Virgil is looked upon as a Coward, because the Phantom which appeared in his Likeness ran away from Turnus?

This is a Poetry which would be understood with much less Capacity, and less Expence of Time, than what is taught by Writings; but the Use of it is generally perverted, and that admirable Skill prostituted to the basest and most unworthy Ends.

A Parasite differs in nothing from the meanest Servant, but that the Footman hires himself for bodily Labour, subjected to go and come at the Will of his Master, but the other gives up his very Soul: He is prostituted to speak, and professes to think after the Mode of him whom he courts.

A Prostitute is the same easy Creature in all Months of the Year, and makes no difference between May and December.

I am the more confirmed in this Opinion from my having received several Letters, wherein I am censur'd for having prostituted Learning to the Embraces of the Vulgar, and made her, as one of my Correspondents phrases it, a common Strumpet: I am charged by another with laying open the Arcana, or Secrets of Prudence, to the Eyes of every Reader.

The Noble Lord is almost the only writer who has prostituted his talents in this way.

We tore off her gaudy veil and transparent drapery, and exhibited the painted cheeks and writhing limbs of the prostitute.

Abhorrent views that prostituted groom, The indecent grotto, or polluted dome!

Nothing could more plainly show the corrupting influences of slavery, upon all within its reach, than this spectacle of a noble, religious institution, prostituted to the vile work of defending oppression, and, in the zeal of its advocacy, blasphemously degrading the Savior into a self-made slave!

Nothing could more plainly show the corrupting influences of slavery, upon all within its reach, than this spectacle of a noble, religious institution, prostituted to the vile work of defending oppression, and, in the zeal of its advocacy, blasphemously degrading the Savior into a self-made slave!

And Lono [Captain Cook] slept with that woman, and the Kauai women prostituted themselves to the foreigners for iron.

Thy wit is prostituted to slander and buffoonery; and thy judgment, if thou hast any, to meanness and villainy.

What he saw in those "dregs of a Republic", as he himself calls it, that was worth preserving;how any honest despotism could seem to him more to be dreaded than that prostituted liberty,this is harder to comprehend.

Also, that the prisons of this free city have been frequently prostituted of late, by the tyrannical and dangerous practice of confining Negroes, under the pretence of slavery, though there have been no warrants whatsoever for their commitment.

Made prostitute and profligate the Muse, Debased to each obscene and impious use, Whose harmony was first ordain'd above

It is to this mischievous facility of recommendation, this prostituted influence of great names, that the inconvenient diversity of school-books, and the continued use of bad ones, are in a great measure to be attributed.

Yet, how often have we seen the honours of a high office, or even of a worthy name, prostituted to give a temporary or local currency to a book which it would disgrace any man of letters to quote!

A prostituted taste and a stagnant popular mind are alike repelled by reality.

To perfect this monstrous engine, with its pontoon bridges, its wireless, its hospitals, its aeroplanes that in rigid alignment sailed before it, its field telephones that, as it advanced, strung wires over which for miles the vanguard talked to the rear, all modern inventions had been prostituted.

Three plays by Jean Paul Sartre: Dirty hands, The Respectful prostitute and The Victors.

The sword is too sacred a thing to be prostituted to such dirty purposes.

There is no word in all their language that I have examined which has the meaning of 'mercenary prostitute,' because such a creature is unknown to them; but among the unmarried of both sexes there is very little or no restraint; and this freedom is so much a matter of course that there is no reproach attaching to it; so that their young women are notable for their modest and innocent demeanor.

All the world knows that it is immoral to prostitute the creative power of genius to mere commercialism, for money or for fame.

The Convention, too, seem highly indignant that a man, remarkable only for vice and atrocity, should make no conscience of betraying those who were as bad as himself; and that, after having prostituted his talents from the moment he was conscious of them, he should not, when associated with such immaculate colleagues, become pure and disinterested.

The Convention, too, seem highly indignant that a man, remarkable only for vice and atrocity, should make no conscience of betraying those who were as bad as himself; and that, after having prostituted his talents from the moment he was conscious of them, he should not, when associated with such immaculate colleagues, become pure and disinterested.

He begins the Essay, with a definition, of the love of our country, shews how much the phrase has been prostituted, and how seldom understood, or practised in its genuine sense.

Who that beheld Omnamante's negligent unobserving Air, would believe that she hid under that regardless Manner the witty Prostitute, the rapacious Wench, the prodigal Courtesan?

Now, Sir, what Safety is there for a Woman's Reputation, when a Lady may be thus prostituted as it were by Proxy, and be reputed an unchaste Woman; as the Hero in the ninth Book of Dryden's Virgil is looked upon as a Coward, because the Phantom which appeared in his Likeness ran away from Turnus?

This is a Poetry which would be understood with much less Capacity, and less Expence of Time, than what is taught by Writings; but the Use of it is generally perverted, and that admirable Skill prostituted to the basest and most unworthy Ends.

A Parasite differs in nothing from the meanest Servant, but that the Footman hires himself for bodily Labour, subjected to go and come at the Will of his Master, but the other gives up his very Soul: He is prostituted to speak, and professes to think after the Mode of him whom he courts.

I am the more confirmed in this Opinion from my having received several Letters, wherein I am censur'd for having prostituted Learning to the Embraces of the Vulgar, and made her, as one of my Correspondents phrases it, a common Strumpet: I am charged by another with laying open the Arcana, or Secrets of Prudence, to the Eyes of every Reader.

Enchanted by this prostituted Fair, Our Youth run headlong in the fatal Snare; In height of Rapture clasp unheeded Pains, And suck Pollution thro' their tingling Veins.

But I intended to give the Lecture of this Day upon the common and prostituted Behaviour of Traders in ordinary Commerce.

He begins at once to do good; he rescues his kind elder brother from the repudiation of the daughter whom he has cast off because her seduction has condemned her to a life of shame; he wins back the poor prostitute to her home, and forces her father to tolerate her in it.

Every impartial reader of his works may thus easily trace to their origin Johnson's chief political errors, and his research must terminate in admiration of a writer, who never prostituted his pen to fear or favour; and who, though erroneous often in his estimate of men and measures, still, in his support of a party, firmly believed himself to be the advocate of morality and right.

Judge Grier, with full knowledge of this fact, had prostituted law for the benefit of the thieves.

He frequented the notorious brothels, drove out the prostitutes, and prostituted himself.

The thought is too black for utterance; yet just so in the life of India has the service of the gods been prostituted to the lusts of men.

The epithet of cold has often been given to charity, perhaps with a great deal of truth; but if any thing can warrant us to withhold our charity, it is the consideration that its purposes are prostituted by those on whom it is bestowed.

He might likewise have excepted Blackmore, who was not only chaste in his own writings, but endeavoured to correct those who prostituted the gifts of heaven, to the inglorious purposes of vice and folly, and he was, at least, as good a poet as Roscommon.

No: she's an infamous, lewd prostitute: I loath her at my soul.

"Christ never designed the holy Sacrament should be prostituted to serve a party.

Bearer of a great name, and inheritor of the splendours and riches of his great-uncle, the Cardinal, who was Louis XII.'s right-hand man, and, in his day, the most powerful subject in Europe, the Duc was born with the football of fortune at his feet; and probably no man who has ever lived so shamefully prostituted such magnificent opportunities and gifts.

A few months later, worn out by his excesses, prematurely old and broken-hearted, the man who had prostituted life's best gifts drew his last breath at Vienna at the age of forty-six.

In the game bonus points are awarded for the murder of these mostly prostituted and partially nude women.

Jurgus turns to drinking and Marija Barynczykas, a member of his extended family, becomes a prostitute.

"Sex robot matters: slavery, the prostituted, and the rights of machines."

She may have been passed among the Apaches as a camp prostitute.

The movie generated controversy at the time of its release for its depiction of violence and casting of a 12-year-old Foster in the role of a child prostitute.

Duke throws cash at a prostituted woman telling her to 'Shake it, Baby' his gun ever ready.

After extensively studying him I mulled on whether the tagline should be The News Pimp or The News Prostitute though both are relevant I finally settled on prostitute for its sound.

After extensively studying him I mulled on whether the tagline should be The News Pimp or The News Prostitute though both are relevant I finally settled on prostitute for its sound.

Born in Columbia to an alcoholic prostitute mother who beat her, as a child Griselda would dig graves to bury the dead in the civil war-torn country, and by her teens she was also a prostitute and pickpocket.

Born in Columbia to an alcoholic prostitute mother who beat her, as a child Griselda would dig graves to bury the dead in the civil war-torn country, and by her teens she was also a prostitute and pickpocket.

Guru Dutt directed and starred in this classic set in then-Calcutta which follows a struggling, anguished poet named Vijay (Dutt) who is unable to get recognition for his work until he meets Gulab (Waheeda Rehman), a prostitute with a heart of gold.

She is number four prostitute in all of Kazakhstan.

She is presently an itinerant prostitute going from one hotel, brothel and guest house to another.

She told The Sunday Times: 'I wonder if the all-male creative team that produced Pretty Woman have had much experience of being prostituted?'

Yeah but did anyone ever get a job offer to work as a prostitute?

And in keeping with the spirit of a gold mining town, there is a very obvious red-light district, complete with red light above each stall with a cladly dressed prostitute standing in each doorway luring customers.

We must be prepared and able to answer word, article for article, editorial for editorial, the vile ravings and screaming hysteria of a prostituted press.

When Judah saw her, he thought she was a prostitute, for she had covered her face.