Sentence Examples


  • Their hands were cleaner but their thoughts were more impious, for they pretended to divine inspiration.
  • Another Ahab is known only as an impious prophet in the time of the Babylonian exile (Jer.
  • To those who hold that all intellectual exercise outside the sphere of religion is impious or that all intellectual exercise inside that sphere is futile, he must remain an enigma.
  • Hatred of these impious foreigners, of which there is some trace in more than one text, aroused amongst the Egyptians (as nothing ever did before or since) that martial spirit which carried the armies of Tethmosis to the Euphrates.
  • But as they grew tumultuous, and he saw that this impious homage gave offence to his men, he caused the principal leaders to be seized and thrown into prison.