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She only is chaste, who is chaste where there is no danger of detection: She who does not, because she may not, does. - Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]

A chaste and lucid style is indicative of the same personal traits in the author. - Hosea Ballou

The devil's in the moon for mischief; they Who called her chaste, methinks, began too soon Their nomenclature; there is not a day, The longest, not the twenty-first of June, Sees half the business in a wicked way, On which three single hours of moonshine smile, And then she looks so modest all the while! - Lord Byron

If she seem not chaste to me, What care I how chaste she be? - Sir Walter Raleigh

Few men speak humbly of humility, chastely of chastity, skeptically of skepticism. - Blaise Pascal

A Roman divorced from his wife, being highly blamed by his friends, who demanded, 'Was she not chaste? Was she not fair? Was she not fruitful?' holding out his shoe, asked them whether it was not new and well made. 'Yet,' added he, 'none of you can tell where it pinches me. - Plutarch [Ploutarchos]

Early, bright, transient, chaste, as morning dew She sparkled, was exhaled, and went to heaven. - Edward Young

It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him with the words, 'And this, too, shall pass away.' How much it expresses! How chastening in the hour of pride! How consoling in the depths of affliction! - Abraham Lincoln

Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. Get thee to a nunnery, go. - William Shakespeare