Sentence Examples


  • The funeral-banquet descended to the Christian church from pagan times, and was too often profaned by heathen licence.
  • I have sometimes disturbed a fish hawk sitting on a white pine over the water; but I doubt if it is ever profaned by the wind of a gull, like Fair Haven.
  • Pherae called in the help of the Phocian mercenaries, who had profaned Delphi, and Philip met with a check.
  • As tribune of the people in 61 B.C., he was chiefly instrumental in securing the acquittal of the notorious Publius Clodius when charged with having profaned the mysteries of Bona Dea (Cicero, Ad.
  • Eventually Turgeis established himself in Armagh, whilst his wife Ota settled at Clonmacnoise and profaned the monastery church with pagan rites.