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Re: "secret kisses of luxury"

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on December 16, 2005

In Reply to: "Secret kisses of luxury" Posted by Brent Smaldon on December 16, 2005

: I just have a quick question. is there a meaning "secret kisses of luxury" and if so, what does it mean or if you don't know, what do you think it means.
: Thanks

It depends how old the text is that you got this from. The original meaning of "luxury" is "lust, lasciviousness", so if that phrase was written an time up to about the end of the 18th century, the writer was talking (and disapproving) about people secretly having illicit sex. If it is more recent that that, you'll have to give us some idea where it comes from and what the rest of the passage is about. As we're always saying on this board, give CONTEXT if you want someone yo be able to help you!