Sentence Examples

  • The French doctor held no taper; he was leaning against one of the columns in a respectful attitude implying that he, a foreigner, in spite of all differences of faith, understood the full importance of the rite now being performed and even approved of it.
  • (b) The rite of the goat devoted to Azazel.
  • True, this rite was used both in East and West as early as the 4th century; it was not, however, universal.
  • In both these cases the object of the rite is the elimination of impurity or of a source of danger.
  • The interpretation of the rite is uncertain; it may perhaps be connected with agrarian rites.

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