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They feel there is defilement even in the shadow of the scaffold.'
TRENT'S LAST CASEE.C. (EDMUND CLERIHEW) BENTLEY
It is this which withers up sin to the root, and enables us to cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit.
Cleanness, however, seems to come under temperance, for this it is which precludes bodily defilement.
He must not be sullied by a spot of moral defilement (for purity only can face God or love men).
Even the earthly shrine had not itself contracted defilement.
Add, if you will, the ceremony of cleansing a person who had contracted defilement by touching a dead body.
Hibbard's article is not by me; and, if it were, its defilement is such that I could not be tempted to give it at length.
Pollut′edness; Pollut′er; Pollū′tion, act of polluting: state of being polluted: defilement.
The defilement of the stain of passion is never destroyed by bathing or purification.
Whenever they uttered his name they spat to cleanse their mouths of the defilement.

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