the Puritans did not condemn concupiscence but rather the satisfaction of it in ways they deemed illicit
Recent Examples on the WebThe depictions are disturbingly romantic: seminude invaders among smoldering monuments, preening with bloodlust and concupiscence.
Cullen Murphy, The Atlantic, 9 June 2020
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