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chayst

  • a  morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)
    a holy woman innocent and chaste
  • s  pure and simple in design or style
    a chaste border of conventionalized flowers
  • s  abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse

  • And a chaste kiss at the happily ever after.
  • Tales of famous (and famously celibate) females like Joan of Arc, Queen Elizabeth I and Florence Nightingale, to name a few, have helped uphold this chaste ideal, while medical .
  • She tells us, "The lives of the muses greatly expand our limited notions of Eros," and she includes within those notions Carroll's not quite sexual, not quite chaste infatuations.
News & Articles

  • ‘Reform’ hypocrite
    ‘Lord, make me chaste,” wrote Augustine of Hippo, “but not yet.” Sort of like Andrew of Albany, who wants to “reduce the influence of money in politics” — but not until after he’s safely re-elected. That is, not until after he spends down the $22-million-plus he already has squirreled away...
    June 14, 2013 - New York Post
  • ‘Reform’ hypocrite
    ‘Lord, make me chaste,” wrote Augustine of Hippo, “but not yet.” Sort of like Andrew of Albany, who wants to “reduce the influence of money in politics” — but not until after he’s safely re-elected. That is, not until after he spends down the $22-million-plus he already has squirreled away...
    June 14, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • Diane Levin in National Post
    One could be cynical. Even just talking about it being a new hot trend to be chaste.......... That is just so much in marketing lingo,said Diane Levin, a professor of education at Boston's Wheelock College and coauthor of So Sexy So Soon: The...
  • Dawn Eden in Naples Daily News
    I am not an expert in church singles groups because I am not a connoisseur of them,said Eden, author of a controversial book entitled "The Thrill of the Chaste."
  • Malcolm Muggeridge in Poynter.org
    Some might see the disconnect the way Malcolm Muggeridge described it: "Good taste and humor are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore."

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