Sentence Examples

  • The manner in which it was thus executed may have been sufficient security that its stipulations were not impious or illegal.
  • Their hands were cleaner but their thoughts were more impious, for they pretended to divine inspiration.
  • " Then," says Berengar, " confounded by the sudden madness of the pope, and because God in punishment for my sins did not give me a steadfast heart, I threw myself on the ground, and confessed with impious voice that I had erred, fearing the pope would instantly pronounce against me the sentence of condemnation, and, as a necessary consequence, that the populace would hurry me to the worst of deaths."
  • 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.

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