BLASPHEMY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BLASPHEMY
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 n.  act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity
Classic Sentence:
1  Talk not to me of blasphemy, man; I'd strike the sun if it insulted me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
2  His presence made it both the field of blood and of blasphemy.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
3  Laughter and singing in particular seemed to her like a blasphemy, in face of her sorrow.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XVII
4  His cry was answered by a yell and a laugh from the woods, as tauntingly exulting as if fifty demons were uttering their blasphemies at the fall of some Christian soul.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 8
5  The mouths of the damned are full of blasphemies against God and of hatred for their fellow sufferers and of curses against those souls which were their accomplices in sin.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
6  And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XIX
7  At these words, the murmur without became an explosion; nothing was to be heard but oaths and blasphemies.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 3 THE AUDIENCE
Example Sentence:
1  By our very nature, every single one of us believes in blasphemy.