Sentence Examples


  • On the way he falls among bad companions, forgets his convent language, and shocks the sisters on arrival by profane swearing.
  • An illustration of this truth is furnished in profane history by the account which Thucydides has given us of the Peloponnesian War.
  • As regards profane history his materials were exceedingly defective.
  • Such business as did not profane the Sabbath according to Babylonian ideas cannot be quoted against their observance of their Sabbath.
  • It is, in fact, "a procedure whereby communication is established between the sacred and profane spheres by a victim, that is to say by an object destroyed in the course of the ceremony."
 

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