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many cultures value virility as a sign of power
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Maybe before long God will take away even the little bit of virility that’s left me.
A Biography by Mary V. Dearborn; Knopf, 627 pp.; non-fiction The first full-fledged biography in 15 years examines not only the writer’s life, but his reputations as a model of American virility and as an enduring literary figure.
Hair volume has replaced penis size as a virility marker. 2.
Whether intentionally or not, Taylor’s Julian perfectly captures the hubris, aesthetic swagger and wild-haired virility of the young Orson Welles.
But the film’s main drama concerns Barny’s relationship with the handsome, brave, vigorous, and intellectual priest of the title (played with virility and verbal aplomb by Jean-Paul Belmondo), who seduces women’s souls—and Barny’s above all.
Then again, another scholar confirms only 162, an unimpressive number for a man of his position and ostentatious virility.
Then, in a display of his virility, the 73-year-old character actor dropped to the floor and did one-armed push-ups.
In China, they’ve been coveted as a source of potency and virility for 600 years.
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Luckily, there's no doubt about what virility is, since it's depicted on the covers of dozens of new romance novels every month! A masterful and dominating manner, a splendid bared chest, a full head of lustrous hair, and an array of stunning costumes seem to be what's required. (Virile traits often missing in these men are hair on the chest and any hint of future baldness.) High-school football provides a showplace for demonstrations of adolescent virility, and for years afterward virile high-school players can keep using football language in their business life: "get to the red zone", "Hail Mary pass", "move the ball", and on and on.
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