Faithlessness


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Faithlessness

See also Adultery, Cuckoldry.
Angelica
betrays Orlando by eloping with young soldier. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Furioso]
Camilla
falls to temptations of husband’s friend. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
Carmen
throws over lover for another. [Fr. Lit.: Carmen; Fr. Opera: Bizet, Carmen, Westerman, 189–190]
Coronis
princess killed by Apollo for being unfaithful to him. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 66]
Cressida
unfaithful mistress of Troilus; byword for unfaithfulness. [Br. Lit.: Troilus and Cressida]
Dear John
letter from woman informing boyfriend that relationship is over. [Am. Usage: Misc.]
Frankie and Johnnie
Johnnie, unfaithful to Frankie, is shot by her; there are nearly 500 versions of the song. [Am. Music: Misc.]
Goneril and Regan
Lear’s disloyal offspring; “tigers, not daughters.” [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
Manon
indifferently allows lover to be abducted. [Fr. Opera: Massenet, Manon, Westerman, 194–195]
Shahriyar
convinced of female wantonness, marries a new wife each night, kills her in the morning. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
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(7) Cynthia's accusation of faithlessness is in keeping with her statements about the lover-poet elsewhere in the corpus, which provide a backstory for her ghostly complaints.
At around 20 hours long, Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness is mercifully short for a Japanese role player.
As we have indicated before, there are different types of people who are faithful people and observe principles of specific religions and there are some other people that do not have faith but they believe in faithlessness. In order to be familiar with philosophical foundations of religiosity, we are going to briefly describe our discussions within the contexts of seven major dimensions of faiths: (1) Monotheism, (2) Polytheism, (3) Atheism, (4) Agnosticism, (5) Pantheism, (6) Deism, and (7) Satanism.
In the beginning of the play Beatrice refers to the possible faithlessness of Benidick.
This means that all else being equal, we should expect less faithlessness from firms than individuals.
This is the first time I've made such a declaration of faith, or faithlessness, in an Egyptian newspaper, and it is bound to outrage some readers and cause offence to others.
Yet what being Catholic has given me is a sense of love and compassion for the people around me that was pretty much absent in my decades of fake atheist faithlessness."
Karzai's faithlessness with his American partners knows no bounds, and was most recently exhibited in his efforts to undermine U.S.
The cry of verse 13 "O that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways!" continues on to the offer of grace in verse 16, "I would feed you with the finest of the wheat, and with honey from the rock I would satisfy you." God's faithfulness endures no matter the faithlessness of God's people.
Of course, there are exceptions to such faithlessness, and it's worth noting those companies characterized by inordinate stability--CBS and Fox News Channel come to mind--have benefited accordingly.
Instead of placing their lady on a pedestal, these lovers berate her for her cruelty and faithlessness, all the while deploring their inability to eradicate her image from their hearts.
Joseph Skolnik [and] Lejbusz [Leib], remaining utterly stubborn in their faithlessness, were condemned to burn.