"Yes, Count," she would say, "he is too noble and pure-souled for our present, depraved world.
His power comes from the depraved and the forbidden.
And finally she made a wicked plan to satisfy her depraved appetite for pork.
"Yes, I never loved her," said he to himself; "I knew she was a depraved woman," he repeated, "but dared not admit it to myself.
There had hardly ever been a period when food had been so dear, when wages had been so low, when poverty had been so widespread, and the condition of the lower orders so depraved and so hopeless, as in the early years of the queens reign.