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.
  • It is perhaps as much from the impulse which Ernesti gave to sacred and profane criticism in Germany, as from the intrinsic excellence of his own works in either department, that he must derive his reputation as a philologist or theologian.
  • 5, writes: " Immediately on the promulgation of the edict (of Diocletian) a certain man of no mean origin, but highly esteemed for his temporal dignities, as soon as the decree was published against the churches in Nicomedia, stimulated by a divine zeal and excited by an ardent faith, took it as it was openly placed and posted up for public inspection, and tore it to shreds as a most profane and wicked act.
  • 3, 4 drawing a contrast between profane slaughter and sacrifice, while vv.