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...
After losing his fortune, he became homeless and lived a life of degradation.
Being sent to prison was the final degradation.
At the same time he raised his country from ruin and degradation into a prosperous and powerful monarchy.
I am bone-weary of the degradation, of wearing my false coquettish smile, pretending love, until they spill themselves within me.
During the antebellum period of America's history, slaves usually lived lives of much degradation and misery.
But Agrippa had influence with the emperor and secured the degradation of the governor.
The history of religion presents other examples of the degradation of holy to demonic figures on occasion of religious schism.
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.
But as heir to the throne he had a right to resent the degradation of the crown he was to inherit, and the power of a favourite who was his mother's lover.
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.
Notwithstanding the greater degradation into which she falls, and her originally dependent position, she has been well educated, and has consorted with persons of gentle birth.