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 Meanings and Examples of SACRED
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sacred
 a.  concerned with religion; worthy of respect or dedication
Classic Sentence: (102 in 7 pages)
1  There is a sacred horror beneath the porches of the enigma; those gloomy openings stand yawning there, but something tells you, you, a passer-by in life, that you must not enter.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
2  Nothing was sacred to him; he smoked.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
3  Those rare dreamers, mysterious priests of the beautiful who silently confront everything with perfection, would have caught a glimpse in this little working-woman, through the transparency of her Parisian grace, of the ancient sacred euphony.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
4  Fantine had the long, white, fine fingers of the vestal virgin who stirs the ashes of the sacred fire with a golden pin.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
5  The sacred law of Jesus Christ governs our civilization, but it does not, as yet, permeate it; it is said that slavery has disappeared from European civilization.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XI—CHRISTUS NOS LIBERAVIT
6  Profane eyes must see nothing of that sacred place.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 62 RUE PETIT-PICPUS
7  He was the priest who beholds all his sacred wafers cast to the winds, the fakir who beholds a passer-by spit upon his idol.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—MARBLE AGAINST GRANITE
8  On the one hand was a sacred grave, on the other hoary locks.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—MARBLE AGAINST GRANITE
9  For in the sacred shadows there lies latent light.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
10  Nothing in this garden obstructed the sacred effort of things towards life; venerable growth reigned there among them.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOLIIS AC FRONDIBUS
11  The more sacred this shade was to him, the more did it seem that it was to be feared.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—CHANGE OF GATE
12  In these few lines she felt a passionate, ardent, generous, honest nature, a sacred will, an immense sorrow, and an immense despair, a suffering heart, an ecstasy fully expanded.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—COSETTE AFTER THE LETTER
13  At night, when they were there, that garden seemed a living and a sacred spot.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
14  This bordered on a strange theme, the flesh, before which that immense and innocent love recoiled with a sort of sacred fright.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
15  They might have torn out his nails before one of the two sacred syllables of which that ineffable name, Cosette, was composed.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—THE BEGINNING OF SHADOW
Example Sentence:
1  His daily routine is absolutely sacred to him.
2  The eagle is the animal most sacred to the Native Americans.
3  In India the cow is a sacred animal.
4  Certain animals were regarded as sacred.
5  A church is a sacred building.
6  Marriage is a sacred institution.
7  Volunteers return to their normal lives in profound silence, as if they had been on a sacred retreat.
8  The cleric remains in a strong position, with Shia Islam's holiest site under the rule of his militia and US-led forces reluctant to cause any damage to the sacred city.
9  Acting on the contention that facts are sacred, reporters can cause untold suffering to individuals by publishing details about their private lives.
10  His cultures enjoin Patel from eating the flesh of a cow, which is sacred in India.
11  Myth narrates a sacred history; it relates an event that took place in primordial time, the fabulous time of the beginnings.