Philetus

Philetus

(fīlē`təs), in the New Testament, Christian denounced by Paul.
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An almost identical scene takes place in Giles Jacob's Treatise of Hermaphrodites (1719), when Philetus, who has unsuccessfully courted Theodora, dresses as a woman to win his way into her lesbian sexual "Frolicks" with Amaryllis (53).
The text seems obsessed with the pleasures which male ejaculation brought to the woman, and the scene between Philetus and Theodora suggests that this is the sole distinction between Philetus and the dildo--it is only ejaculation that alerts Theodora to Philetus's deception.
This attempt is illustrated by the dramatic complaint of Demas suffering the pains of hell for his defection from Paul because of love of the world and by his defense that, whatever his sin, it does not reach the gravity of those committed by other disloyal disciples: Judas, Nicolas, Alexander, Philetus, or Diotrephes.
For example, in a meeting with Republican Senators Philetus Sawyer and John C.
Pine logs and politics: A life of Philetus Sawyer, 1816-1900.
This establishes Philetus as a mentor-figure in Haywood's moral universe, where young readers are best instructed by those who have been singed by the flames of passion.
The narrator's inclusive description of Philetus suggests that the incidents of misrule that Philetus injects into the narrative have some measure of Haywood's sanction, even if Amiana regards them without favor.
The mayor's move prompted a letter to the editor in the New Haven Register from Philetus H.
A good example is Weisberger's treatment of the famous Plankinton House hotel episode in which La Follette alleged he had been offered a bribe by Senator Philetus Sawyer.
60) This is not to say that there is not future bodily resurrection or eternal glory to come; see the error of Hymaeneus and Philetus in 2 Tim 2:18.
This rubbish was made up in the late 1870s by the park's first superintendent, Philetus Norris, who had lobbied for the expulsion of such Shoshone, Crow, Bannock and Blackfoot as remained, hoping thus to avert "in future all danger of conflict between those tribes and laborers or tourists.
Philetus Green: Plaintiff alleges breach of contract.