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It would be impossible, as well as impious, for men to imitate the making of the Covenant of Redemption, or of that of Works.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The old Don Luis shows his whitened locks, scorned by his hypocritically impious son.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Impious people, you say, deprived of the flattering hopes of another life, desire to be annihilated.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
To be impious, is to have unjust opinions about the God who is adored; to be superstitious, is to have false ideas of Him.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
In March 1649, a quartermaster named Boutholmey was tried by council of war for uttering impious expressions.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Away with the empty and impious vanities, the base actions, the low despicable conversations of such a world.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
Julian, in his most impious moods, could not express himself more impiously than myself.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
In these impious strifes the seigneurs have almost always come out on top.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Then the sovereign is an impious wretch, a heretic; his destruction is laudable; heaven rejoices in his overthrow.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
“I never read such an impious book,” said the reader, throwing it on the floor.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPIOUS

  • fanatical
  • heathen
  • heathenish
  • heretical
  • impious
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