Sentence Examples

  • On the 22nd of June, in the church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Galileo read his recantation, and received his sentence.
  • The national system of education introduced in 1833 was the real recantation of intolerant opinions, but the economic state of Ireland was fearful.
  • Recantation of his aspersions on Peter, giving as a reason that he had been soundly scourged by angels during the preceding night.
  • To escape from these preoccupations and prejudices except upon the path of conscious and deliberate sin was impossible for all but minds of rarest quality and courage; and these were too often reduced to the recantation of their supposed errors no less by some secret clinging sense of guilt than by the church's iron hand.
  • Then she was examined by Bonner, the bishop of London, who drew up a form of recantation which he entered in his register.

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