We like to say that we have sex; the image says that sex has us." (37) The bawdiness
of the planet resides not just in its power to incite people to lechery, but in its own lechery, the pleasure it takes from striking bodies to the "east, west, north, and south." (38)
This is particularly evident with Hamlet's verbal bawdiness
with Ophelia: "That's a fair thought, to lie between a maid's legs"(III.ii.107).
Host Chelsea Handler gave the show its traditional bawdiness
, though her jokes often fell flat.
The revealing dance style was popular in the music halls of Victorian Britain where its overt sexiness and bawdiness
was in sharp contrast to the strict moral values of the time.
Focusing on performances in Sydney and Melbourne, the essay illustrates the appeal of the song, of how it resembled other performances in cheap places of amusement, and how, for unruly young blue-collar women in particular, 'Ta-ra-ra-boom-de-ay' smacked of a feminine bawdiness
which recalled the libertinism of early- to mid-nineteenth-century entertainments.
She said she was "wary" of Mr Wright before the events of October 12, and when she first joined Merseytravel had been warned about "Phil the Perv's" apparent reputation for bawdiness
Thankfully, just as you found yourself welling up, a bit of bawdiness
would relieve the tension, such as when letters from bereaved women flutter down from above and poignant snippets are read out - along with a suggestive letter from a prisoner.
(51) Indeed, as with Bysshe's Art of English Poetry, the compiler's attention is turned to the "best" pieces rather than the most moralistic; and so some bawdiness
creeps in, including the whole of the pissing contest from the Dunciad and a great deal of brutal combat from Homer.
"The production seems to have gone down really well with Northern audiences - I think they appreciate the bawdiness
of the humour - so we're hoping for a good end to the run at the Civic."
For instance, Alison Glenzer's Mistress Overdone lived up to her name, punching up the bawdiness
until it was indeed overdone, and Sarah "Fallon's Isabella was one dimensional, only revolted by Angelo's sexuality.
The film and the character lay their sexual cards on the table in a dizzying montage of carnal permutations practiced by Bruno and his diminutive Asian boytoy, setting the tone for subsequent bawdiness
that pushes the proverbial envelope while suggesting plenty got left in the Avid delete queue.
The great progressive literary critic, Vissarion Belinskii (1811-1848), asked the writer Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) in 1847, "Is not the Russian priest regarded by everyone as a symbol of gluttony, avarice, sycophancy, bawdiness