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-:''[[promiscuity]], [[womanizer]]''+'''James Tiberius''' "'''Jim'''" '''Kirk''' is a [[fictional character]] in the [[Star Trek]] media franchise.
-The words "womanizer", "player", "stud", "pimp", "ladies' man", "lady-killer", "skirt-chaser" and "[[Rake (character)|rake]]" may be used in reference to a man who has [[Affair|love affairs]] with [[women]] and will not marry or commit to a relationship. The names of real and fictional [[seduce]]rs have become eponyms for such promiscuous men. The most famous are the historical [[Giacomo Casanova]] (1725–1798), and the fictional [[Don Juan]], who first appeared in the 17th century, and [[Lothario]] from [[Nicholas Rowe (dramatist)|Nicholas Rowe]]'s [[1703 in literature|1703]] play ''[[The Fair Penitent]]''. [[James Bond (character)|James Bond]], [[Captain Kirk]], and JB are famous fictional characters that can be considered womanizers.+
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-During the [[English Restoration]] period (1660-1688), the term ''rake'' was used glamorously: the ''Restoration rake'' is a carefree, witty, sexually irresistible aristocrat typified by [[Charles II of England|Charles II]]'s courtiers, the [[John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester|Earl of Rochester]] and the [[Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset|Earl of Dorset]], who combined riotous living with intellectual pursuits and patronage of the arts. The Restoration rake is celebrated in the [[Restoration comedy]] of the 1660s and the 1670s. After the reign of Charles II, and especially after the [[Glorious Revolution]] of 1688, the rake was perceived negatively and became the butt of moralistic tales in which his typical fate was [[debtor's prison]], permanent [[venereal disease]], and, in the case of [[William Hogarth]]'s ''[[A Rake's Progress]]'', [[neurosyphilis|venereally-caused insanity]] and internment in [[Bethlem Royal Hospital|Bedlam]].+
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-==See also==+
-*[[Zeus]]+
-*[[Machismo]]+
-*[[Promiscuity]]+
-*[[Rake (character)|Rake]]+
-*[[Seduction]]+
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James Tiberius "Jim" Kirk is a fictional character in the Star Trek media franchise.



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