Irreverence sentence example

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  • Noah was the first to cultivate the vine and to experience the consequences of over-indulgence in its products, an occasion which called forth the filial respect of two of his sons and the irreverence of the third.
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  • The charges it occasioned of profanity and irreverence were natural, but groundless.
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  • This makes a great gag gift for the guy who appreciates irreverence.
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  • (2) Nor can it be said that the rubric just referred to is in itself a condemnation of reservation: it is rather directed, as its history proves, against the irreverence which prevailed when it was made; and in fact its wording is based upon that of a pre-Reformation order which coexisted with the practice of reservation (Lyndwood, Provinciale, lib.
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  • It is said that while the archbishop was blessing the fleet the silver cross of his archiepiscopal staff fell off, but that the omen was disregarded by .the irreverence of the Pisans, who declared that if they had the wind they could do without divine help. They advanced in line abreast to meet the first line of the Genoese, fighting according to the medieval custom to ram and board.
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  • No one shows truer courage, not marred by irreverence, in confronting the great problems of human destiny, or greater strength in triumphing over human weakness.
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  • Being open to objection on grounds both of superstition and of irreverence, these customs were gradually put down by the council of Laodicea in A.D.
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  • 10), protected ° - - from irreverence by lattice work (tra p - ` j '.?- ' `- sennae) of marble.
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  • Hence we find various expedients adopted in the Targums for avoiding any reference to the Deity, which might be misunderstood by the people, or which involved apparent irreverence.
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  • God-fearing type was very offended by the implicit irreverence, and vandalized the display.
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  • For it is no light thing to show irreverence to the divine laws - a fact which later events will make clear.
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  • There should be a law against treating pylons with such irreverence.
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  • To my mind, the Middle Temple Twelfth Night lacked the refreshing irreverence of some recent productions at the Globe's main house.
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  • Top Gear With Jeremy Clarkson the driving seat, Top Gear is complete with his customary irreverence, wit and unbiased honesty.
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  • I'd like to say " clever irreverence ", but that's not always true!
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  • They treated the most famous pop group of all time with a total irreverence that they would become famous for in later years.
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  • 10), protected ° - - from irreverence by lattice work (tra p - ` j '.?- ' `- sennae) of marble.
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  • The letter in which he protests to President Oglethorpe against the charges of irreverence, &c., brought against him is printed in Pratt's edition (vol.
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  • The park will be broken down into "rock environs," each one highlighting the music industry's legends, lifestyles, culture and irreverence.
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  • There was also a tone of healthy irreverence in much of the reporting.
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