Sentence Examples


  • On the way he falls among bad companions, forgets his convent language, and shocks the sisters on arrival by profane swearing.
  • There is no foundation for the legend that he expired with profane sarcasms upon his lips.
  • An illustration of this truth is furnished in profane history by the account which Thucydides has given us of the Peloponnesian War.
  • Such business as did not profane the Sabbath according to Babylonian ideas cannot be quoted against their observance of their Sabbath.
  • The object of the sacrifice being to bridge the gulf between the sacred and profane worlds, the sacrificer had to remain in contact with the victim, either personally, or, to avoid ritual perils, by the intermediary of the priest.