TRANSGRESSION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of transgression
Definition:
n. violation of law, command, or duty; exceeding of due bounds or limits
Example:
If the transgression is a result of accident rather than impulse or intent, the root is not in us.
Sentence in Classic:
Only the morning pained him with its dim memory of dark orgiastic riot, its keen and humiliating sense of transgression.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The laws say that none among men may be alone, ever and at any time, for this is the great transgression and the root of all evil.
Anthem By Ayn Rand Context
For various and heinous are the acts of transgression against the rule of our blessed Order in this lamentable history.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
I understood why the best in me had been my sins and my transgressions; and why I had never felt guilt in my sins.
Anthem By Ayn Rand Context
The inconveniencies that they are therein exposed to, by the irregular and uncertain exercise of the power every man has of punishing the transgressions of others, make them take sanctuary under the established laws of government, and therein seek the preservation of their property.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
And while their manners were thus the subject of sarcastic observation, the untaught Saxons unwittingly transgressed several of the arbitrary rules established for the regulation of society.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context