Sentence Examples


  • To tamper with a constitution that had so proved its quality seemed not so much a sacrilege as a folly.
  • Indeed the country people would look on the destruction of the high places with their Asheras and Mazzebas as sacrilege and would consider Josiah's death in battle as a divine punishment for his sacrilegious deeds.
  • But wherever the idea of sacred exists, sacrilege is possible..
  • Peter permanently transferred to the secular forum the testamentary jurisdiction and that concerning inheritance, as also questions of " sacrilege " (ib.
  • In other words the governors were ordered merely to punish sacrilege, and, under Aurelius, Christianity was regarded as such.