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obscene

Law (of publications) having a tendency to deprave or corrupt
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A considerable portion of the night passed in conversation of this sort, and though Don Juan wished Don Quixote to read more of the book to see what it was all about, he was not to be prevailed upon, saying that he treated it as read and pronounced it utterly silly; and, if by any chance it should come to its author's ears that he had it in his hand, he did not want him to flatter himself with the idea that he had read it; for our thoughts, and still more our eyes, should keep themselves aloof from what is obscene and filthy.
These forms were never beheld but in those nights of cold and gloom, when the terrible spectres, who lie at all other times in the obscene hiding-places of London, in archways, dark vaults and cellars, venture to creep into the streets; the embodied spirits of Disease, and Vice, and Famine.
What would be base, or even obscene, to the obscene, becomes illustrious, spoken in a new connexion of thought.
The victims were passing through the street when the suspects lured them into the shop, subjected them to criminal assault and made an obscene video of the girls.
The driver and conductor of the matatu, christened '2 Proud', are said to have been playing the obscene music videos on Sunday afternoon while heading to town from Mtwapa.
Gurmeet Singh, who practises as a lawyer in city courts here, said showing the middle finger is not only illegal but an obscene and lewd gesture, an offence in India.
Local law enforcement pulled over the vehicle, where the driver made obscene gestures and screamed several expletives.
Pirwadhai police raided at an internet cafe in Cheema plaza and nabbed Ahsan Ali, Waheed, Adeel, Bilal, Saad Gul, Jamal and Sheroz as they were found watching obscene films.
He also faces three charges of publishing an obscene article, also in 2013, in Middlesbrough, contrary to the Obscene Publications Act 1959.
Figures from the Home Office have revealed the number of recorded crimes of obscene publication in the year up to and including September 2015.
district court judge in Fort Lauderdale ruled that a second 2 Live Crew album was obscene.
Let's face it, the amount of money they are spending on footballers - and they are far from alone in doing so - is obscene.