You can sign in to vote the answer. New Orleans Bounce Music. Mississippi Girl Lv 7. Danceing Queen by abba love that song!!! Crooked Teeth by Death Cab for Cutie! Susan H. Let's Work - Prince. Show more answers 2. 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.
There is a great deal of difference betwixt the receiving of the Word with joy, Mat. And unlesse the word of God were, as the Jewes tell us of the Manna, though very fabulously, yet we have the same in the Apocrypha in the 16th of Wisdome; that whatsoever Character, or Idea of taste a man shap't to himself in his fancy when he was eating the Manna, as most pleasant and delightful to him; it serv'd to the appetite of the eater, and was temper'd to every ones liking: unlesse the word of God had so many severall relishes, agreeable to every ones liking: Even this, though Angels food shall be loathed, and nauseated, and surely this argues a carnal Spirit.
Must that word which should search the Conscience tickle the fancy , and feed a worme of curiosity that never dies? Now it layes your souls upon more guilt when you commit the smallest sins with delight and contentment, and satisfaction, then if you did commit great and gross sins, if you labor to resist them, and strive against them. And though with some men you are not to jest, or practise capricio's of wit; yet the delivery of the most weighty and important matter, may be carried with such an easie grace, as it may tickle the fancy of the Reader, and yeeld a recreation to the Writer, as Plato observes, lib.
Thus are Believers to rejoice in Christ: And that, 1. Greatly , again and again. Other delights may please the senses, tickle the fancy ; gratifie the reason; but there is no joy that can fill all the heart, but the joy of the Lord, Zeph.
It may be they are such doctrines as do please and tickle the fancy through the Novelty and strangenesse of them. They are such Doctrines as the Text speaketh of, Divers and strange doctrines. And strange it is to think, how such doctrines do sometimes affect the Hearers of them; having nothing else to commend them but onely their Novelty and strangenesse. They are New and strange. And Oh! Most of these instances of "tickle the fancy" are from the works of clergymen who show no signs of intending the expression in a double sense.
Early double-entendre use of 'tickle [one's] fancy [New section, April 26, ]. The next instance I've found is from A. And a third again relates how her husband tarried above a fortnight from home, after that she was out of Child-bed; but comming then home, he did so claw her off and tickle her fancy for her that very precisely upon the nine months end, she was brought to bed of two children.
And then from Thomas, D'Urfey, The Intrigues at Versailles , an instance that may be playing on the double meaning:. Sir B. Gives me the charge of all her Money and Jewels; looke[e] here are the Keys of her Scrutore, you may see by this I [h]a[v]e tickled her fancy ; here is a Diamond Ring too I got from her this morning, she will part with any thing for a nights Lodging; the Jade knew I [am] a swinging Bed-fellow.
It seems very possible that the earliest wording of "tickle [one's] fancy" was actually "tickle the fancy," where the verb tickle was understood figuratively to mean something like "amuse" or "divert" and where the noun fancy was understood to refer to "imagination" or "thought" or "mental activity.
The earliest instance of "tickle the fancy" that I could find is from , and the phrase seems to have been common by the s. Expressions of the form "tickle one's] fancy" emerge by but appear to be less common than "tickle the fancy" through most and perhaps all of the remainder of the seventeenth century. Examples of works using "tickle [one's] fancy" as a sexual double entendre go back to at least —, when it appears in a popular song. However, such usage evidently did not taint the phrase significantly to dissuade serious-minded authors from continuing to use it.
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. According to etymonline the expression to tickle one's fancy is from s. The following extract suggests that the original definition may have been close to the current euphemistic one:.
Tickle your fancy :. This idiomatic expression is used when something pleases you or strongly engages your interest, though it can also be used as a euphemism for sexual pleasure or attraction, especially in women. If you break down the phrase, tickle is used to mean 'to excite or stir up in a pleasing manner' think of the smiling, laughing reaction of a person being physically tickled , and fancy as a noun that means 'a notion or whim, a fantasy. Dating at least from the late 's, tickle your fancy's original definition may have originally been closer to our modern euphemistic approach.
One of the earliest known references comes from Abraham Tucker's In the Light of Nature Pursued, the author tells of animals "whose play had a quality of striking the joyous perception, or, as we vulgarly, say, tickling the fancy. Woman makes powerful case for more Black doctors. City axes statue of protester that took slave trader's place. Coronavirus could cost Trump electoral votes.
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