1 It is a heinous thing to kill one who is of noble blood.
2 For various and heinous are the acts of transgression against the rule of our blessed Order in this lamentable history.
3 Every sin would then come forth from its lurking place, the most rebellious against the divine will and the most degrading to our poor corrupt nature, the tiniest imperfection and the most heinous atrocity.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceGet Context In Chapter 3
4 But in slaying his sister he had been guilty of a heinous crime.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIV.
5 Nor are the most conscientious compilations of Natural History for the benefit of the young and tender, free from the same heinousness of mistake.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.