Women Who Cough and Men Who Hunt: Taboo and Euphemism (kinaya) in the Medieval Islamic World.
...Then, this is a book of little size, [but] significant weight, of small volume, [but] big advantage, about euphemisms (kinayat) for that whose ..., particularly their sex organs, sexual intercourse with them, defloration, menstruation, and pregnancy (pp. 9-24,29-51,149); . 2. men, the following ...
383 U.S. 413 (1966), 368, A Book Named "John Cleland's Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure"
...Ohio , 378 U.S. 184, 197) and that leaves the smallest room for disagreement between those of varying tastes. To me it is plain, ...xviii. 3 As one review stated:. Yet all these pangs of defloration are in the service of erotic pleasure -- Fanny's and the reader's. ...
Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment.
... he recounts that "[i]n the Sixties, indeed, gentle and knowing defloration had been understood by some of the younger, less roamed faculty gallants ... of transference plus the thrill of it all, it may be a very small move from enchantment to desire. . But what is the desire about? Why do so ...
Past presents: New year's gifts at the Valois courts, CA. 1400.
..., going from house to house carrying their wishes and quests for small presents--a custom that left deep traces in the West. They castigated the ... product sold by a merchant on a given day or, indeed, the defloration of a woman, "avoir l'etrenne d'une femme." The English equivalent is ...