Felton only expressed, with regard to the duke, the feeling of execration which all the English had declared toward him whom the Catholics themselves called the extortioner, the pillager, the debauchee
, and whom the Puritans styled simply Satan.
She had been head over heels in love with a chum of mine--a clean, manly chap--but she had married a broken-down, disreputable old debauchee
because he was a count in some dinky little European principality that was not even accorded a distinctive color by Rand McNally.
Deliberately aiming also at the reputation of a debauchee
, he lived wildly, though now as later probably not altogether so wickedly as he represented.
She is making the bed of the king of the debauchees
of dew") add a logic of parts and wholes, the logic
Mr Maybrick's reputation was not good, being a drugtaker, drunkard, womaniser and debauchee
Down the pike, he must have in mind an amnesty for debauchee
emigres squandering their stashes in London.
But there are whole poems, without narrative frames, that consist largely of epic (or mock-epic) simile: take Lord Rochester's "The Disabled Debauchee
," or Robert Hass's "Heroic Simile.
Inebriate of Air--am I-- And Debauchee
of Dew-- Reeling--thro endless summer days-- From inns of Molten Blue.
In some poems, as in those observed above, Horace is a man dedicated to seclusion and philosophical improvement, but in others, he is more of a hedonistic debauchee
anxious to resume his poetic career.
Cody's ambition for wealth and his capacity for exploitation are associated with sexuality: he is "the pioneer debauchee
who during one phase of American life brought back to the eastern seaboard the savage violence of the frontier brothel and saloon" (p.
His sportswomen were no more than a debauchee
who tried to find physical pleasure everywhere.