Sentence Examples


  • Burning was an English punishment for some secular offences.
  • There seems to have been no machinery for assisting the original or appellate jurisdiction of the pope by secular process, - by significavit or otherwise.
  • The Babylonian calendars contain explicit directions for the observance of abstention from certain secular acts on certain days which forms a close parallel to the Jewish Sabbatical rules.
  • Incorrigible offenders on these matters were " left " to the secular power, to be corrected with due " animadversion."
  • Theodosius began the system of giving secular authority to Church tribunals.