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 Meanings and Examples of CHASTE
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chaste
 a.  morally pure in thought or conduct; decent and modest
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  This chaste astonishment is the shade of difference which separates Psyche from Venus.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
2  In the prison he had been vicious, gloomy, chaste, ignorant, and shy.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—TWO MISFORTUNES MAKE ONE PIECE OF GOOD FORTUN...
3  That chaste, healthy, firm, upright, hard, candid nature charmed him, without his being clearly aware of it, and without the idea of explaining it to himself having occurred to him.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
4  It seemed that this garden, created in olden days to conceal wanton mysteries, had been transformed and become fitted to shelter chaste mysteries.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—CHANGE OF GATE
5  This chaste, almost shy love was not devoid of gallantry, by any means.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
6  The thoughts which Cosette cherished, her tender preoccupations, Marius' image which filled her heart, took away nothing from the incomparable purity of her beautiful, chaste, and smiling brow.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—THE BEGINNING OF SHADOW
7  His strength, which was prodigious, as the reader knows, and which had been but little decreased by age, thanks to his chaste and sober life, began to give way, nevertheless.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—HE ALSO BEARS HIS CROSS
8  Milady had, then, made a breach by her false virtue in the opinion of a man horribly prejudiced against her, and by her beauty in the heart of a man hitherto chaste and pure.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
9  Then by degrees the reality broke upon me, full of chaste terrors.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
10  That sigh was the soul, so chaste and so loving, which reascended to heaven.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 63 THE DROP OF WATER
11  What a misery to be like Don Juan, and impotent ever to fuck oneself into peace, and the little flame alight, impotent and unable to be chaste in the cool between-whiles, as by a river.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19
12  We could be chaste together just as we can fuck together.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19
13  She sank into Mr. Bumble's arms; and that gentleman in his agitation, imprinted a passionate kiss upon her chaste nose.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
14  Though his love was as chaste as that of Petrarch for his Laura, it had made fetters of what previously was only a difficulty.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
15  A light yacht, chaste and elegant in its form, was gliding amidst the first dews of night over the immense lake, extending from Gibraltar to the Dardanelles, and from Tunis to Venice.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
Example Sentence:
1  In the past, a woman needed to be chaste to make a good marriage.
2  People in some religious orders remain chaste.
3  He wrote in a chaste style.
4  If, however, he remarried or did not remain chaste, the money would pass to her mother.