The three were living it up at his Arcore villa outside Milan, made famous by his orgiastic Bunga-Bunga parties.
Yet what should have been an orgiastic love fest, was, surprisingly, far more muted.
Hence among primitive peoples New Year is often characterised by orgiastic rites.
Beginning with the two "calves," they proceeded to lewd and orgiastic idolatries.
But it had one curious feature which seemed rather to be primitive and orgiastic.
Even the Dry-towners shunned the orgiastic rituals of Kamaina.
The fact that the rites were called Dionysiac is no reason for denying the fact that some orgiastic rites were practised.
The worship of the gods assumed a more terrific and orgiastic character.
All was confusion, all a kind of wild and orgiastic dream, culmination of heredity, of a spirit run amok.
They show no cannibalism, probably no totemism, certainly no orgiastic excesses.