154 examples of prostitution in sentences
Holy St. Mark pardon the prostitution of his revered name, and shield her with the virtue of his prayers!" "Father, are we worthy to know more of that thou hast witnessed?"
Whether Mr Hunt was or was not a fit copartner for one of his Lordship's rank and celebrity, I do not undertake to judge; but any individual was good enough for that vile prostitution of his genius, to which, in an unguarded hour, he submitted for money.
There are social studies: wholesale and retail trade, prostitution, crime, land, money, the bourgeoisie, the peoplethat people who rot in the sewer of the faubourgs, who rebel in the great industrial centers, all that ever-increasing growth of mighty socialism, big with the new century.
A third reason which our great historical critic puts forward for the disfavor with which the Union was at the time regarded by many high-minded Scotchmen, he finds in "the gross prostitution with which a majority sold themselves to the surrender of their own legislative existence."
If we can not at once, in justice to interests vested under improvident legislation, make our Government what it ought to be, we can at least take a stand against all new grants of monopolies and exclusive privileges, against any prostitution of our Government to the advancement of the few at the expense of the many, and in favor of compromise and gradual reform in our code of laws and system of political economy.
Of late years this prostitution of mongrel engineers has had place to an alarming extent.
But it well deserves the consideration of the Legislature how far both the safety and the honor of the American flag may be consulted, by adequate provisions against that collusive prostitution of it by individuals unworthy of the American name which has so much favored the real or pretended suspicions under which the honest commerce of their fellow-citizens has suffered.
You must know, Sir, I am provoked to write you this Letter by the Behaviour of an infamous Woman, who having passed her Youth in a most shameless State of Prostitution, is now one of those who gain their Livelihood by seducing others, that are younger than themselves, and by establishing a criminal Commerce between the two Sexes.
The Lawyer, who is vehement and loud in a Cause wherein he knows he has not the Truth of the Question on his Side, is a Player as to the personated Part, but incomparably meaner than he as to the Prostitution of himself for Hire; because the Pleader's Falshood introduces Injustice, the Player feigns for no other end but to divert or instruct you.
From the reports of the commanding officers it appears that the trade is now principally carried on under Portuguese colors, and they express the opinion that the apprehension of their presence on the slave coast has in a great degree arrested the prostitution of the American flag to this inhuman purpose.
Americans at Charleston claim to exercise the rightwhat a prostitution of the term right!of imprisoning any of the free subjects of another nation who may enter their ports, if they are men of colour.
Resolved"That the Bible, in some parts of the Old and New Testament, sanctions injustice, concubinage, prostitution, oppression, war, plunder, and wholesale murder, and, therefore, that the Bible as a whole, originated,[CG] is false, and injurious to the social and spiritual growth of man."
So you have the evils of prostitution substituted for the evils of over-population.
When Knowlton says that he wishes that marriage should take place as early as possiblemarriage being the most sacred and holy of all human relationshe means nothing of the kind, but means and suggests, in the sacred name of marriage, illicit intercourse between the sexes, or a kind of prostitution.
Even when one of these girls is decoyed from the peaceful dwelling of her parents, and left by her infamous seducer a prey to poverty and prostitution in a brothel at Philadelphia, her whole appearance is neat, and breathes an air of modesty: you see nothing in her dress, language, or behaviour, that could give you any reason to guess at her unfortunate situation; (how unlike her unhappy sisters so circumstanced in England!)
He considers the great as entitled to encomiastic homage, and brings praise rather as a tribute than a gift; more delighted with the fertility of his invention than mortified by the prostitution of his judgment."
Poor and well-educated girls, if afraid of the misery of poverty, had no other recourse than prostitution.
Venality sculks no longer in the dark, but snatches the bribe in publick; and prostitution issues forth without shame, glittering with the ornaments of successful wickedness.
History of prostitution, by Paul La Croix (Pierre Dufour)
Prostitution in the United States.
SEE Benson, Louis F PUTNAM, SAMUEL, tr. History of prostitution.
History of prostitution.
Prostitution in the modern world.
R116475, 21Aug53, Haldeman-Julius Co. (PWH) Prostitution in the modern world.
A French author who wrote a history of prostitution in three volumes quite properly devoted a chapter to Tibullus and his love-affairs.