Sentence Examples


  • An illustration of this truth is furnished in profane history by the account which Thucydides has given us of the Peloponnesian War.
  • On the way he falls among bad companions, forgets his convent language, and shocks the sisters on arrival by profane swearing.
  • It is perhaps as much from the impulse which Ernesti gave to sacred and profane criticism in Germany, as from the intrinsic excellence of his own works in either department, that he must derive his reputation as a philologist or theologian.
  • Such business as did not profane the Sabbath according to Babylonian ideas cannot be quoted against their observance of their Sabbath.
  • It is, in fact, "a procedure whereby communication is established between the sacred and profane spheres by a victim, that is to say by an object destroyed in the course of the ceremony."
 

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