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."
  • It was forbidden under penalty of death to demolish crosses and images and to commit other acts of scandal and impious sedition.
  • He there speaks very briefly and slightingly of life insurance, probably because it was then regarded as impious by religionists of his complexion.

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