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sodomite

a person who practises sodomy
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Alors que les figures du pederaste et de l'inverti s'imposent peu a peu en France, dans la colonie, le sodomite domine toujours les representations.
A distinct feature of the Sodomite relationships, one that allows the narrator to label them as "werkes contrare again kynde" (10) is that at least one of the parties involved acts in a female fashion ("on females wyse"), taking up the role of the female lover.
Besides self-promotion, one factor in the success of its much more intense prosecutorial endeavors was the Crown's support, not only in identifying and detaining the sodomites, but also with their public burning at the stake.
It is almost as if the sodomite serves as the figure of abjection for the culture at large.
Based on Annie Proulx's short story for The New Yorker, it is the tale of two sodomite sheepherders, Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) and the aptly named Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal), who "fall in love" when forced into a tent on a cold night watching the herd.
He added: "We want to defend our children against sodomite propaganda that is rife in our society today.
There are only a couple of points of fact that might be challenged in Hammond's book: the Corona Regia, although credited to Isaac Casaubon, is thought not to be his work (not least because he was dead by 1615) (138); and the possibility that a reference to burning in a satire against James may invoke a convicted sodomite burning at the stake (146) seems improbable, given that (unlike countries such as France) England had not burned sodomites for well over a century.
Manliness', idealized as Wit', is constituted, in part, through the construction of sodomy as the ,sin against nature' and the sodomite as Vir's 'other'.
If one was a Jew, for example, he was assumed to be both an enemy of God and a sodomite worthy only of death.
As frequent commentator here Molly Ivins notes, these laws (usually introduced by extreme-right politicos from remote areas) get passed simply because less rabid legislators are afraid an opposing vote will make them "look like a sodomite.
s conclusion recapitulates the book's subtext: the homosexual/ sodomite and the Church's reaction to this state of life.
Take, for example, McFarlane's study, The Sodomite in Fiction and Satire, 1660-1750.