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Profaneness to the church was supposed to be guarded against by stretching a curtain before the altar at some little distance.
JOURNAL IN FRANCE IN 1845 AND 1848 WITH LETTERS FROM ITALY IN 1847T. W. (THOMAS WILLIAM) ALLIES
It would, I am persuaded, be no recreation to you to be in a party which should be disgraced by obscenity or profaneness.
PRIVATE PAPERS OF WILLIAM WILBERFORCEWILLIAM WILBERFORCE
Jeremiah says expressly, that from the prophets profaneness had gone out over the whole land.
THE PREACHER AND HIS MODELSJAMES STALKER
And how much profaneness, or abuse of others, is in many of your stage-plays!
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
Atheism, profaneness, unholiness, which are the defiance of God and all his armies.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
Is it to profaneness or dislike of a holy life, that your company tempt you?
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
The profaneness of the titles mentioned above must at once be evident to every reverent, considerate mind.
SECRET SOCIETIESDAVID MACDILL, JONATHAN BLANCHARD, AND EDWARD BEECHER
People have entirely left off the sin of profaneness; and, as to intemperance, there is very little of that.'
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 20, NO. 121, NOVEMBER, 1867VARIOUS
There is something very much nobler here than in Esau's profaneness.
MISREAD PASSAGE OF SCRIPTURESJ. BALDWIN BROWN
It is stated that Bishop Morton condemned the profaneness of the company who had disturbed the service at the church.
OLD CHURCH LOREWILLIAM ANDREWS
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WORDS RELATED TO PROFANENESS

  • abuse
  • blasphemy
  • curse
  • cursing
  • cuss
  • cuss word
  • dirty language
  • dirty name
  • dirty word
  • execration
  • four-letter word
  • impiety
  • imprecation
  • irreverence
  • malediction
  • no-no
  • obscenity
  • profaneness
  • sacrilege
  • swearing
  • swearword
  • taboo
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