sodomitical


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sodomitical

(ˌsɒdəˈmɪtɪkəl) or

sodomitic

adj
of, relating to, or involving sodomy
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After referring to church history, she writes, "What a striking contrast to the current pontiff's response when queried about sodomitical priests in 2013.
This sodomitical model of pointless vitality also destabilizes the continuum of the king's two bodies.
Benini's originai stance locates Pasolini's Sacred in the immanent dimension of an "incarnate flesh", neither "the sodomitical flesh", nor Christ's Incarnation: "the sacred does not belong to a transcendental horizon, but, rather, pertains to a hic and nunc corporeal dimension" (p.
Twerking is simulated sex, but the novelty is that the woman is the initiator of the encounter, the one who backs up into the sodomitical embrace, thus fulfilling a male fantasy that women are far more available to men than they are in real life, while they themselves, stoic and virtually motionless, are ravished by the apoplectic buttocks of women in some kind of agitated libidinous trance.
The stereotype also existed that in Algiers it was customary to take young boys from Jewish, Christian, and Moorish origin to dress them in the Turkish fashion for sodomitical practices, as described by Fray Diego de Haedo in his Topografia e historia general de Argel.
(5) Jeffrey Masten has argued that Kyd, who shared a room with Marlowe near the end of Marlowe's life, enjoyed a close friendship with the fellow playwright, one possibly including a sodomitical relationship.
Such ambivalent homoeroticism as Melville registers in Redburn's monument scene and sodomitical culture, according to Greven, also finds voice in the language of the shudder: in scenes where one man gazes or thinks on another man, Hawthorne and Poe as well as Melville use shuddering as code for both the fear and the pleasure of queer desire.
Are sodomitical "marriages" equal with all other marriages?
(374) Such views followed the English colonists to America, as reflected in the repeated denunciations by Puritan leaders of sodomitical acts as contrary to God's will.
Cadden focuses her study on Book IV, question 26, which deals with people who commit the sodomiticum peccatum ('sodomitical sin').