About 3 days ago, an hour or so after my boyfriend had sex, I started to get a strange feeling in my vagina and around my clitoris. Surely though an outward Ordinance may delight the ear, or tickle the fancy, yet it is the views of God that must ravish the Soul. It's making me lose sleep and when I gently scratch the inside of my vagina it actually feels like I am rubbing my clitoris. It feels like the same type of stimulation I would get from clitoral stimulation, but a bit more intense. There is a great deal of difference betwixt the receiving of the Word with joy, Mat. And from John Flavel, 1685 , reprinted in The Whole Works of the Reverend Mr. In A Dictionary of Sexual Language and Imagery in Shakespearean and Stuart Literature By Gordon Williams, under the entry of , it says fancy It means vagina, with a pun on the sense of sexual desire cf.
And if ever you be recovered from this snare of the Devil, it must be by being brought to a sight and sence of your own injudiciousness and ignorance, and altogether groundless confidence. If you've never had a yeast infection before, go to a doctor and get diagnosed. . But I don't really recall reading the phrase at all. Please help, feel free to ask any questions, please help! There was a thick white discharge, with no odour, which I still have today, and the tickling feeling is really irritating me. It's making me lose sleep and when I gently scratch the inside of my vagina it actually feels like I am rubbing my clitoris. If all things were made the subjects of such humour, all worthy designs would soon be laugh'd out of the World ; and for our present sport, our Posterity would become barbarous.
The term fancy was a euphemism for which in BrEng is a vulgar expression for female genitals but in AmEng is another name for butt or buttocks. About 3 days ago, an hour or so after my boyfriend had sex, I started to get a strange feeling in my vagina and around my clitoris. Another early instance presents an even less plausible occasion for double entendre. An alternate version is found in strike your fancy. And if you were but well awakened out of that Spirit of Slumber, into which your intoxication hath cast you, and out of that pleasant Dream in it, which hath so tickled your fancy, you would be ashamed and confounded before God and Men, that ever you should be so strangely deluded, and prevailed upon as you have been, to trouble the World with your whimsies and fancies, and thereby to bring a scandal upon the Christian Religion, and make sport for them that have no mind seriously to consider the things of the Gospel, and to encourage Romish Agents in their design against the Reformation.
Recently, I asked users to provide modern-day equivalents of idioms and expressions that contained the words fancy and tickle. Here the setting is sufficiently heavy with sexual interest, but the context indicates that nothing licentious can yet have occurred—and in any case it is the boy, not the girl, whose fancy is tickled. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. Not the answer you're looking for? It feels like the same type of stimulation I would get from clitoral stimulation, but a bit more intense. I don't ever recall reading a use in that sense. And thereupon he singled me out a young Girl of about fourteen years of age, which tickled my fancy very much that I had gotten a young wanton to dally withal; but this was not all, I must presently be married unto her after their fashion by their Patrico, who among Beggars is their Priest which was done after this manner.
The question is titled I was pretty much convinced that the idiom was quintessentially British, and that few American speakers had heard of it, let alone used it in their everyday conversation. Are there any examples from 18th or mid-19th century American literature i. Would you like to answer one of these instead? If the Pain as Anacreon well observes were before the Pleasure, no man would be tempted by it, but the Pleasure being first and sensible, and the Torment coming after, and as yet invisible, this allures so many to destruction. And from Richard Baxter, 1654 : The fittest temper for a true Believer, is to be in the spirit on the Lords Day: This was St Johns temper on that day. Adams, who loves a joke, and is not a lunatic, notwithstanding his opening words, tickled their fancy for an hour with quotations from Shakespeare and the editorial columns of The Brooklyn Eagle.
Browse other questions tagged or. To excite amusement in ; to divert ; often in the phrase to tickle the fancy. Once you know what a yeast infection feels like, you can diagnose it yourself. And what can bring us to this ravishment in the Spirit, but the spiritual beholding of our ravishing glory? But the notion of Ralph Nickleby having directed it to be done, tickled his fancy so much, that he could not refrain from cracking all his ten fingers in succession. I sound so silly posting this but I am worried.
In an odd way, the fact that this setting invites innuendo makes the lack of any evident double entendre here a stronger than usual point in favor of the argument that the phrase didn't have a widely recognized double meaning in 1665. As always, Google Books search results can be unreliable. One of the earliest matches for the phrase that a Google Books search finds is from 1661 , spoken by man named Creses: No sooner was I come to the presence of Hercrombrotus, but according to his usual fashion of dissimulation, he received me with a most chearful countenance, seldom putting on other to his greatest enemies and withal discoursed with such loving and familiar language, as if that night I should have been his Bed-fellow, pretended onely out of affectionate confidence; which I must confess tickled my fancy, however it settled not my thoughts, since I knew not how to interpret all these alterations; especially in what concerned my Lord Arethusins affairs, appearing with a face so much now contrary to his own former professions: There is no evident sexual implication here. Fools 10 Poor as the joke was, it. Mari-LouA: Google Books searches turn up nothing from the seventeenth century for those search terms.
Now for the fun part. The same might be said of the phrase as used in the present day by a great many people who have no intention of being salacious. Under the entry of tickle, page 1389, it tells us Merry-Thought 1731 I. Please help, feel free to ask any questions, please help! There was a thick white discharge, with no odour, which I still have today, and the tickling feeling is really irritating me. Sounds like a yeast infection.
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