Sentence Examples


  • The manner in which it was thus executed may have been sufficient security that its stipulations were not impious or illegal.
  • What, perhaps, with other things, made Stubb such an easy-going, unfearing man, so cheerily trudging off with the burden of life in a world full of grave pedlars, all bowed to the ground with their packs; what helped to bring about that almost impious good-humor of his; that thing must have been his pipe.
  • I think I see his impious end; but feel that I must help him to it.
  • I say it only shows his foolish, impious pride, and abominable, devilish rebellion against the reverend clergy.
  • Anna Pavlovna waited for him to go on, but as he seemed quite decided to say no more she began to tell of how at Potsdam the impious Bonaparte had stolen the sword of Frederick the Great.

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