How to use Innocents in a sentence

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  • This time, innocents had been infected.

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  • Fredericks long minority was occupied by Innocents pontificate.

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  • Yes, those city bad boys might continue to kill one another but the innocents of this fair city had little to fear for their own.

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  • It is worn, too, on the vigils of fasts, Ember Days and days of intercession, on the Feast of Holy Innocents (if on a week-day), at litanies, penitential processions, and at other than solemn benedictions and consecrations.

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  • Afterwards, feeling alarmed, according to his own accounts, he admonished Catesby against intending the death of " not only innocents but friends and necessary persons for a commonwealth," and showed him a letter from the pope forbidding rebellion.

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  • No, but it prevents the deaths of other innocents.

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  • He does them now with no regard for the lives of innocents.

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  • You did what no one else has ever done and convinced the Dark One to stop slaughtering innocents.

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  • The daughter of her mate for eternity, who terrified her and ordered the slaughter of innocents.

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  • The festival was, in fact, too popular to succumb to these efforts, and it survived throughout Europe till the Reformation, and even later in France; for in 1645 Mathurin de Neure complains in a letter to Pierre Gassendi of the monstrous fooleries which yearly on Innocents' Day took place in the monastery of the Cordeliers at Antibes.

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  • Egypt and Edom, on the other hand, shall be desolate, because they have shed the blood of Yahweh's innocents.

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  • Maria di Provenzano, a vast baroque building of some elegance, designed by Schifardini (1594) Sant' Agostino, rebuilt by Vanvitelli in 1755, containing a Crucifixion and Saints by Perugino, a Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni, the Coming of the Magi by Sodoma, and a St Anthony by Spagnoletto (?); the beautiful church of the Servites (15th century), which contains another Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni and other good examples of the Sienese school; San Francesco, designed by Agostino and Agnolo about 1326, and now restored, which once possessed many fine paintings by Duccio Buoninsegna, Lorenzetti, Sodoma and Beccafumi, some of which perished in the great fire of 1655; San Domenico, a fine 13th-century building with a single nave and transept, containing Sodoma's splendid fresco the Swoon of St Catherine, the Madonna of Guido da Siena, 1281, and a crucifix by Sano di Pietro.

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  • Lescot's edifice was reconstructed at the end of the 18th century by Bernard Poyet into the Fontaine des Innocents, this being a considerable variation of the original design.

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  • The letters which he wrote during this voyage were gathered in 1869 into a volume, The Innocents Abroad, and the book immediately won a wide and enduring popularity.

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  • Here he is represented as the son of a king saved from a slaughter of the innocents, brought up by a cowherd, sporting with the milkmaids, and performing miraculous feats in his childhood.

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  • Sometimes small groups go rogue, and end up running around populated areas hurting or killing innocents.

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  • And then began the lord abbot to sing the Mass of the Holy Innocents.

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  • We must act now, before any more innocents suffer. ' ' He keeps talking about an unholy Grail.

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  • The fact is his terrorist resistance achieved nothing except killing innocents.

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  • Nor is there a hope of a quick refutation of the argument in terms of innocents.

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  • Someone who is not a member of the religion of Satan might say, But your god has ordered the slaughter of innocents !

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  • This produces interesting game mechanics where Terrorists hunt and kill hostages and the opposing team while the Counter-Terrorist group makes a mad-dash to protect the few innocents.

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  • The one where I kill innocents to get what I want.

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  • The Feast of Holy Innocents became a regular festival of children, in which a boy, elected by his fellows of the choir school, functioned solemnly as bishop or archbishop, surrounded by the elder choir-boys as his clergy, while the canons and other clergy took the humbler seats.

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