Raping: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations RapingArt is vice. One does not wed it, one rapes it.ndash;Edgar DegasA commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered.ndash;Andrea Dworkin Use in Literature RapingIt is not the raping of women, not the staff officers' drunken orgies in chateaux, not the looting and burning of houses, not the stupid treatment of Belgians and French 'hostages,' etc.ndash;Robert Herrick (1868-1938) in The World Decision.The mother this, that bore the child away; Rapes and a thousand evil things were done.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.So Leda's Twins from Colchis raped the Fleece, And brought the treasure to their native Greece.ndash;Joel Barlow in The Columbiad.They seized ivory and retreated into the trackless wastes of the north before the guardians of the territory they raped could be made aware of their presence.ndash;Edgar Rice Burroughs in Son of Tarzan.There, a white woman claimed to have been raped by a Negro.ndash;Norman Coombs in Black Experience.Also a gilded raper and a feather are not topish in their nature, neither in a captain to weare them, and yet if a minister should weare them they would be signs of great vanity topishness and lightness.ndash;Alice Morse Earle in Sabbath in Puritan New England.In the early and traditionary history of the Greeks and the Romans, rapes were assigned as the most frequent occasions of war; and the sexes were, no doubt, at all times, equally important to each other.ndash;Adam Ferguson in An Essay on the History of Civil Society, 8th edition.Hoppe's observation that pruritus vulv excites in imaginative women the illusion of being raped is of considerable importance, and we criminalists must watch for it in certain cases.ndash;Hans Gross in Criminal Psychology.From the latter she had been rescued, and then had accused a neighbor of raping her.ndash;William and Mary Healy in Pathology of Lying etc.
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