Sentence Examples


  • Swearing at him, she stared hard at the configuration panels.
  • The Long Parliament had ordered a strict observance of Sunday, punished swearing severely, and made adultery a capital crime; Cromwell issued further ordinances against duelling, swearing, racemeetings and cock-fights - the last as tending to the disturbance of the public peace and the encouragement of "dissolute practices to the dishonour of God."
  • She steadied her breathing, swearing to herself that these would be the last to die at her father's hands.
  • If it is refuge you seek, you will only be granted it by swearing allegiance to us.
  • Profane cursing and swearing is made punishable by the Profane Oaths Act 1745, which directs the offender to be brought before a justice of the peace, and fined five shillings, two shillings or one shilling, according as he is a gentleman, below the rank of gentleman, or a common labourer, soldier, &c.
 

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