Sentence Examples


  • On the way he falls among bad companions, forgets his convent language, and shocks the sisters on arrival by profane swearing.
  • There is no foundation for the legend that he expired with profane sarcasms upon his lips.
  • In November the Commune fitted up Notre Dame as a temple of Reason, selected an opera girl to impersonate the goddess, and with profane ceremony installed her in the choir.
  • An illustration of this truth is furnished in profane history by the account which Thucydides has given us of the Peloponnesian War.
  • Such business as did not profane the Sabbath according to Babylonian ideas cannot be quoted against their observance of their Sabbath.