Church and State, citizenship in the one and membership in the other, thus became identical, and the foundation was laid for those troubles and consequent severities that vexed and shamed the early history of Independency in New England, natural enough when all their circumstances are fairly considered, indefensible when we regard their idea of the relation of the civil power to the conscience and religion, but explicable when their church idea alone is regarded.
He could simply turn the subject off, like a radio, leaving her in shamed silence.
Alex flinched, apparently shamed speechless.
I have shamed him.
Again she had abandoned morality and shamed herself in front of him.