For example, the piece on adultery dealt with the son of an adulterer … and on how much the sins of the father had blighted his life and his relationships with other people.
All it would prove is that he was an adulterer who often cheated on his wife.
‘Strike the adulteress and the adulterer one hundred times’ may seem harsh but it is certainly not sexist.
Contemporary chroniclers mainly describe her as an adulterer and temptress.
As long as the adulterer was discreet and the wife either didn't know what was going on or was willing to pretend she didn't know, everybody else also pretended not to know.
Under the cloak of anonymity, lovers, adulterers and closet gamblers were free to behave appallingly.
In War and Peace, the two chief couples achieve in marriage the supreme happiness that the adulterers and other lovers cannot; their initial erotic transports fade into comfortable habit but remain the basis of a solid and lasting love.
Legislators stopped short of making adultery illegal but will consider making adulterers liable to compensate their spouses in divorce settlements.
In Jean Renoir's magnificent, near morbid class structure comedy The Rules of the Game, we learn that the most insular of communities, the supposedly noble aristocracy, is filled with liars, cheats, and unabashed adulterers .
And, to make things worse, the two adulterers are trouncing the two cuckolds, their easy victory in the game somehow paralleling their upper hand in the complicated emotional relationships.