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sacrilege
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Frankenstein
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  • It appeared to me sacrilege so soon to leave the repose, akin to death, of the house of mourning and to rush into the thick of life.
  • The time at length arrives when grief is rather an indulgence than a necessity; and the smile that plays upon the lips, although it may be deemed a sacrilege, is not banished.
  • Elizabeth was sad and desponding; she no longer took delight in her ordinary occupations; all pleasure seemed to her sacrilege toward the dead; eternal woe and tears she then thought was the just tribute she should pay to innocence so blasted and destroyed.

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  • They consider it sacrilege to depict Muhammad in a drawing.
  • What is considered freedom of expression in the United States can be illegal in parts of Europe or sacrilege in the Middle East.

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