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pagan
 n.  one who worships false gods; idolater; heathen
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  A pagan hearing the lapping of the waters around Charon's boat could not have felt more desolate.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  He came up the walk with the springy stride of a savage and his fine head was carried like a pagan prince.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  There was about his movements the same pagan freedom and leashed power Scarlett had noted that night Atlanta fell, something sinister and a little frightening.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  I'll try a pagan friend, thought I, since Christian kindness has proved but hollow courtesy.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
5  Thought he, it's a wicked world in all meridians; I'll die a pagan.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
6  He answered no, not yet; and added that he was fearful Christianity, or rather Christians, had unfitted him for ascending the pure and undefiled throne of thirty pagan Kings before him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
7  He looked at me with a sort of condescending concern and compassion, as though he thought it a great pity that such a sensible young man should be so hopelessly lost to evangelical pagan piety.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
8  Standing on this were the Tartarean shapes of the pagan harpooneers, always the whale-ship's stokers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
9  Now, at this time it was that my poor pagan companion, and fast bosom-friend, Queequeg, was seized with a fever, which brought him nigh to his endless end.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
10  But as ever before, the pagan harpooneers remained almost wholly unimpressed; or if impressed, it was only with a certain magnetism shot into their congenial hearts from inflexible Ahab's.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
11  The Christian or civilized part of the crew said it was mermaids, and shuddered; but the pagan harpooneers remained unappalled.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 126. The Life-Buoy.
12  He had fought like a pagan who defends his religion.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 17
13  But let the mass be forever pagan.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19
14  But the colliers aren't pagan, far from it.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19
15  Well, even in nature, such as it is to-day, after the flight of these dreams, we still find all the grand old pagan myths.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
Example Sentence:
1  What did he mean by such a pagan idea? I had no intention of dying with him.