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 Meanings and Examples of TEMPLE
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temple
 n.  church; place of worship
Classic Sentence: (130 in 9 pages)
1  Herself she speeds through the sky to Paphos, and joyfully revisits her habitation, where the temple and its hundred altars steam with Sabaean incense, and are fresh with fragrance of chaplets in her worship.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FIRST
2  Meanwhile the Ilian women went with disordered tresses to unfriendly Pallas' temple, and bore the votive garment, sadly beating breast with palm: the goddess turning away held her eyes fast on the ground.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FIRST
3  Then in the gates of the goddess, beneath the central vault of the temple roof, she took her seat girt with arms and high enthroned.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FIRST
4  I worshipped the god's temple, an ancient pile of stone.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK THIRD
5  The breezes freshen at his prayer, and now the harbour opens out nearer at hand, and a temple appears on the Fort of Minerva.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK THIRD
6  Likewise there was within the house a marble temple of her ancient lord, kept of her in marvellous honour, and fastened with snowy fleeces and festal boughs.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FOURTH
7  In them he stood to face great Alcides; to them was I used while fuller blood supplied me strength, and envious old age had not yet strewn her snows on either temple.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FIFTH
8  Many a mutual blow they deliver in vain, many an one they redouble on chest and side, sounding hollow and loud: hands play fast about ear and temple, and jawbones clash under the hard strokes.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FIFTH
9  Here, on the first land he retrod, he dedicated his winged oarage to thee, O Phoebus, in the vast temple he built.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SIXTH
10  Then will I ordain to Phoebus and Trivia a temple of solid marble, and festal days in Phoebus' name.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SIXTH
11  He shall uproot Argos and Agamemnonian Mycenae, and the Aeacid's own heir, the seed of Achilles mighty in arms, avenging his ancestors in Troy and Minerva's polluted temple.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SIXTH
12  Whence also hoofed horses are kept away from Trivia's temple and consecrated groves, because, affrighted at the portents of the sea, they overset the chariot and flung him out upon the shore.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SEVENTH
13  Highest of all Manlius, warder of the Tarpeian fortress, stood with the temple behind him and held the high Capitoline; and the thatch of Romulus' palace stood rough and fresh.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK EIGHTH
14  Therewithal the queen with a crowd of mothers ascends bearing gifts to Pallas' towered temple, and by her side goes maiden Lavinia, source of all that woe, her beautiful eyes cast down.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK ELEVENTH
15  Hairpins slipped out of her fingers and tinkled to the floor and when she tried to give her hair its customary hundred strokes, she banged the back of the brush hurtingly against her temple.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIV
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  A temple existed here hundreds of years ago.
2  That old temple is hidden among trees.
3  We were astonished to find the temple still in its original condition.
4  I could hear the echoes in this temple.
5  The entire valley reverberated with the sound of the temple bells.
6  The temple lay deep within the dense forest.
7  Inside, the house had the appearance of a temple.
8  St Paul speaks of the body as the "temple of the Holy Spirit".
9  The bells of the old temple resounded throughout the valley.
10  When data is kept under lock and key, as mysterious as a temple secret, only the priests can read and interpret it.
11  Wearing nothing but an almost sheer robe, Delilah draped herself against the very steep temple wall.
12  During Paul's lifetime two thousand years ago, the site where the mosque now stands was occupied by a Roman temple built to honor Jupiter.
13  Only when I pressed the cold muzzle of the revolver to his temple did he at last understand that resistance was vain.
14  Monks are rattled: the one manning Guanyin's donation box fears such undisguised moneymaking would turn their shrine into a temple run by CEO abbot.
15  Besides eating the treats, the observant place mochi on temple altars to pay respect to the food that sustains us.