Usage examples for lust

  1. Yes, she had been Rachel and he had lowered his dream to her lips, as if in the lust of a strange woman's kiss there lay the image of Rachel, the virginal mystery of Rachel. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  2. 791. To satisfy thy lust: love seeks to have love. – The Principles of English Versification by Paull Franklin Baum
  3. Deep down in her, so deep that it was buried beneath the Virginia Pendleton whom she and her world knew, there stirred faintly the seeds of that ancient lust of cruelty from which have sprung the brutal pleasures of men. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  4. We trailed a hoss to this here wickiup- the hot lust of the man- hunt was in the cowboy's eyes as he swung down- and we aim to see who was ridin' him! – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  5. Both had known the fierce wander- lust that drives men into strange places to suffer hunger, thirst, hardship and death itself for the sheer love of the game, and both had achieved something more than national fame. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  6. With flesshly lust: which many one dyffamys. – The Ship of Fools, Volume 1 by Sebastian Brandt
  7. For the first time in his life he had felt passion instead of mere lust. – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  8. But the moving power with Pizarro and his followers was the lust of gold. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  9. I begin to lust after milk now. – The Proud Prince by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  10. He was evidently persuaded, if he could once get them to apply that, it was all that was needful; that they had neither lust nor leisure for longer instructions. – The Caxtons, Part 6 by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. " It is," says the Buddha, " the thirst which causes rebirth, which is accompanied by pleasure and lust and takes delight now here, now there; namely, the thirst for pleasure, the thirst for another life, the thirst for success." – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  12. Their restlessness and lust of adventure were his. – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  13. Nothing but lust and foul breath and evil thoughts. – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  14. They will track you down, these Spanish sleuthhounds, filled with the lust of blood and gold, and it will be well if the lives of every one of us do not pay the price of the secret of the burying- place of the wealth of Hendrik Brant. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  15. The poor creature, grown by this time more confident from perceiving that I pitied her, pointed out a wound just above her left knee which she told me was received from a spear, thrown at her by a man who had lately dragged her by force from her home to gratify his lust. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  16. " To make of labor an eternal lust" could never have been struck off by mere talent. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  17. Jim Last's girl was mad also- mad with the lust of conquest, of revenge. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  18. The vindictive love of opposition and lust for triumph is one of the most powerful of motives. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  19. She has just heard, and from a woman friend, a story of lust and cruelty in which Edmund Melrose was the principal actor. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward