Desecrated Sentence Examples
The whole country was reduced to a desert, Susa was plundered and razed to the ground, the royal sepulchres were desecrated, and the images of the gods and of 32 kings "in silver, gold, bronze and alabaster," were carried away.
An eastern lady chapel dates from c. 1410, but the upper part is modern, for the chapel was long desecrated.
When Judas reconquered Jerusalem and re-dedicated the desecrated Temple, his work, from the Pharisees' point of view, was done.
They were hunted down and killed as animals, their sacred sites desecrated and their beliefs derided.
Private Johnson had not only desecrated the statue of their Goddess, he had also desecrated the woman who played the Goddess.Advertisement
The server came by, looked at the now desecrated Fifth Floor restaurant cloths, and made a little notation on her pad.
The newly formed Anglican Church demanded that all popish idolatry be wiped out, and many a sacred site was subsequently desecrated.
Their national aspirations had received a contemptuous acknowledgment, when their Temple had been desecrated by the entry of a foreign conqueror.
For a time Poland proper became a smoking wilderness, and wild beasts made their lairs in the ruined and desecrated churches.
Our pews are empty, our churches are desecrated, our faith and creed spat upon by modern society.Advertisement
A well-preserved gateway of red sandstone and portions of two towers of the castle are included in the buildings of the present gaol, and the old parish church of St Peter contains some interesting monuments, amongst them being the altar tomb (of the 6th century) of Sir Rhys ap Thomas, K.G., and his wife, which was removed hither for safety at the Reformation from the desecrated church of the neighbouring Priory of St John.
When the insurgents under Duke Otto were joined by the Thuringians, Henry was compelled in 1074 to release Magnus and to make a number of concessions as the price of the peace of Gerstungen; which, however, was short-lived, as the peasants employed in pursuance of its terms in demolishing the forts, desecrated the churches and violated the ducal tombs.
A Decorated chapel in it, formerly desecrated, was restored to sacred use by citizens of Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., in 1857, in memory of the connexion of that city with the English town.
The traditional scene of the Nativity, a grotto on the eastern part of the ridge, is alleged to have been desecrated during the reign of Hadrian by a temple of Adonis.
The Dominican convent at Gloucester still exhibits the cloister-court, on the north side of which is the desecrated church.Advertisement
Ultimately it was returned to its former owners, but the Mahommedans considered it desecrated, and it has never since been used as a place of worship. Allahabad (Illahabad) was the name given to the city when Akbar built the great fort.
This avoidance of the original name was due on the one hand to reverence and on the other to fear lest the name be desecrated by heathens.