The disgust aroused by the vices and effeminacy of the king increased the popularity of Henry of Guise.
Internally, however, it was rapidly declining, the once chaste and hardy Vandals being demoralized by the fervid climate of Africa and the sinful delights of their new capital, and falling ever lower into sloth, effeminacy and vice.
He accepted,or appeared to accept, the cognomen of Nero conferred upon him by the shouts of the populace, whom his comparative youth and the effeminacy of his appearance reminded of their lost favourite.
The growing effeminacy and corruption of mankind has found her censures unendurable.
But ashore, all this effeminacy is dashed.