It was the same with the gambling-house keeper and the poolroom man, and the same with any other man or woman who had a means of getting "graft," and was willing to pay over a share of it: the green-goods man and the highwayman, the pickpocket and the sneak thief, and the receiver of stolen goods, the seller of adulterated milk, of stale fruit and diseased meat, the proprietor of unsanitary tenements, the fake doctor and the usurer, the beggar and the "pushcart man," the prize fighter and the professional slugger, the race-track "tout," the procurer, the white-slave agent, and the expert seducer
of young girls.
I could not trace her beyond her first seducer
, and there was every reason to fear that she had removed from him only to sink deeper in a life of sin.
Suzanne took the bag and departed, after allowing the old bachelor to kiss her, which he did with an air that seemed to say, "It is a right which costs me dear; but it is better than being harried by a lawyer in the court of assizes as the seducer
of a girl accused of infanticide.
Diomed all undaunted answered, "Archer, you who without your bow are nothing, slanderer and seducer
, if you were to be tried in single combat fighting in full armour, your bow and your arrows would serve you in little stead.
The three o'clock sun shone full upon him, and the strange enervating conviction that her seducer
confronted her, which had been gaining ground in Tess ever since she had heard his words distinctly, was at last established as a fact indeed.
Archer turned to the stage, where, in the familiar setting of giant roses and pen-wiper pansies, the same large blonde victim was succumbing to the same small brown seducer
Such is the history--not as it is usually told, but as it is when stripped of the nauseous sentimentality that would enshrine for our loving worship a dastardly seducer
like Pierre Abelard.
Mademoiselle Bourienne was often touched to tears as in imagination she told this story to him, her seducer
This consideration gave him no little uneasiness, till Betty, the elder sister, was so kind, some time afterwards, entirely to cure him by a hint, that one Will Barnes, and not himself, had been the first seducer
of Molly; and that the little child, which he had hitherto so certainly concluded to be his own, might very probably have an equal title, at least, to claim Barnes for its father.
I am now obliged to ask for the name of her seducer
She knew how the unhappy Lord Dovedale, whose mamma had taken a house at Oxford, so that he might be educated there, and who had never touched a card in his life till he came to London, was perverted by Rawdon at the Cocoa-Tree, made helplessly tipsy by this abominable seducer
and perverter of youth, and fleeced of four thousand pounds.
Then you must further imagine the same thing to happen to the son which has already happened to the father:--he is drawn into a perfectly lawless life, which by his seducers
is termed perfect liberty; and his father and friends take part with his moderate desires, and the opposite party assist the opposite ones.