Similarly William of Paris held that degradation deprived a priest of power to consecrate.
The icicles are prison bars on our windows, trapping us, prisoners to this life of sin and degradation...
I am bone-weary of the degradation, of wearing my false coquettish smile, pretending love, until they spill themselves within me.
The history of religion presents other examples of the degradation of holy to demonic figures on occasion of religious schism.
But Agrippa had influence with the emperor and secured the degradation of the governor.
At the same time he raised his country from ruin and degradation into a prosperous and powerful monarchy.
Being sent to prison was the final degradation.
After losing his fortune, he became homeless and lived a life of degradation.
During the antebellum period of America's history, slaves usually lived lives of much degradation and misery.
The old tales, very much distorted in the 15th-century prose versions, were to undergo still further degradation in 18th-century compilations.
The result was the degradation of Cluentius himself and several of the jurymen.
Finally, he was condemned to degradation and decapitation; though one of the ten judges not only refused to sign the sentence, but remonstrated in private with the king against its injustice.