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English citations of incestuous

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  • 1638 Herbert, Sir Thomas Some years travels into divers parts of Asia and Afrique
    ...the name of wife or brother unknowne among theſe inceſtuous Troglodites: feeding, ſleeping, ſpeaking all together without order or law...
  • 1977, Mel London, Getting Into Film, page 4
    The feature film is, of all the film opportunities, the most closed, the most incestuous, the toughest one to crack.
  • 1993, Gary W. Selnow, Richard R. Gilbert Society's Impact on Television: How the Viewing Public Shapes Television Programming, page 42
    Each member of the video family constantly interacts with the other because television is the most collaborative of all the popular arts - some would say the most incestuous.
  • 2003, Adam Bellow, In Praise of Nepotism: A Natural History, page 488
    With the advent of the two-career couple, Washington has become more incestuous than ever before.