luxury (n.) Old form(s): Luxurie
lust, lechery, lasciviousness
H5 III.v.6[Dauphin to all] Shall a few sprays of us, / The emptying of our fathers' luxury ... / Spirt up so suddenly into the clouds
Ham I.v.83[Ghost to Hamlet] A couch for luxury and damned incest
KL IV.vi.117[Lear to all] To't, luxury, pell-mell
LC.314[of the man] he most burnt in heart-wished luxury
MM V.i.498[Duke to Lucio] [you] knew me for ... / One all of luxury
MW V.v.94[Fairies singing] Fie on lust and luxury!
R3 III.v.79[Richard to Buckingham, of King Edward] urge his hateful luxury
TC V.ii.56[Thersites to himself, of Diomedes and Cressida] How the devil luxury ... tickles these together
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