Dorothea accused herself of some meanness in this timidity: it was always odious to her to have any small fears or contrivances about her actions, but at this moment she was seeking the highest aid possible that she might not dread the corrosiveness of Celia's pretty carnally
Barbara Lindemann, "'To Ravish and Carnally
Know': Rape in 18th-Century Massachusetts," Signs (1984), 63-82.
The wicked Latin citation with which Faustus completes the bond, "Consummatum est," once again reveals his addiction to the literal text, which he grasps carnally
and mocks, disregarding its biblical context.
for his own country and his carnally
This idea is derived from a point made by Nahmanides to the effect that the word "for seed" is the biblical prohibition on adultery: "And you shall not lie carnally
for seed with your neighbor's wife," (42) carries the implication that lineage confusion is an inherent element in the definition of the offense.
So what do we make of the condensed, ellipical comedy that results, in which Austen delights in making herself the carnally
minded gossiper, the whiner, the depreciator, the lover of a grievance--and sometimes makes Cassandra one as well?
And then Maud said, "Our goddes forbode that you should have the power to know me carnally
unless you will marry me.
Many of them were women, some of whom were known carnally
He said: "I travelled and spent lots of time with people in Greece, many of whom were women, some of whom were known carnally
The Article states that those "void of a lively faith, although they do carnally
and visibly press with their teeth (as St.
97-3-65 (1974), which stated "(e)very person eighteen (18) years of age or older who shall be convicted of rape by carnally
and unlawfully knowing a child under the age of fourteen (14) years, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to death or imprisonment for life.
if they have any sense of shame" to cease "worshiping God carnally
in wood and stone.