Usage examples for prostitution

  1. Prostitution flourishes in Rome, and in all the large towns of the States of the Church. – The Roman Question by Edmond About
  2. Adultery and prostitution are tolerated and even encouraged to such an extent that plays which do not deal with them are commonly said not to be plays at all. – The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw
  3. What has existed and still exists is a very different institution, which I shall here describe as marriage- plus- prostitution. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  4. And now I was deliberately preparing for a life of prostitution! – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  5. There were many women who, in slavery, were reduced to the necessity of earning money for their owners by their own prostitution. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain
  6. Here we are informed of the multitude of girls who were carefully trained and educated, both in mind and person, that they might make profit for their owners by the prostitution of their charms. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain
  7. Open prostitution- White Slavery, as it exists to- day in Chicago, is almost entirely under foreign control. – Chicago's Black Traffic in White Girls by Jean Turner-Zimmermann
  8. Prostitution was not now a dishonor for her or a disgrace to her husband; for them honor and shame no longer existed. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  9. As to private bribery, it may be considered in the same light as the practice of employing spies, which is scarcely justifiable in a good minister, and is infamous in a bad one; but to be a spy, or to be corrupted, is always infamous under all ministers, and is to be regarded as a shameless prostitution. – Essays by David Hume Commentator: Hannaford Bennett
  10. In doing this her jealousy so bruised and tore the palpitating throat of her rival, taken by surprise at the sudden attack, that she left the bloody marks of her nails, feeling a sort of pleasure in making her submit to so degrading a prostitution. – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac
  11. Let man overcome the lust of his eyes and prostitution will die a natural death. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  12. Mr. Flexner spent the greater part of a year abroad, making a searching and exhaustive inquiry into the subject, and is now working on his report, entitled " Prostitution in Europe," which will be the second volume of the series, to be published in the fall. – Commercialized Prostitution in New York City by George Jackson Kneeland
  13. The few arts that would then remain would be grand; not frivolous, not the efforts of cunning, not the prostitution of genius in distress, to flatter the vanity of insolent wealth and power, or the depraved taste of an ill- judging multitude; but energies of mind, uniting all the charms of fancy with all the severe beauties of consistent truth. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  14. Why do they write nothing about prostitution in your paper? – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  15. The post of schepen, therefore, like that of assistant alderman, was eagerly coveted by all your burghers of a certain description, who have a huge relish for good feeding, and an humble ambition to be great men in a small way- who thirst after a little brief authority, that shall render them the terror of the almshouse and the bridewell- that shall enable them to lord it over obsequious poverty, vagrant vice, outcast prostitution, and hunger- driven dishonesty- that shall give to their beck a hound- like pack of catshpolls and bumbailiffs- tenfold greater rogues than the culprits they hunt down! – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving