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sacrilege
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Don Quixote
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  • …first man whom the mule had thrown, by the light of which Don Quixote perceived him, and coming up to him he presented the point of the lance to his face, calling on him to yield himself prisoner, or else he would kill him; to which the prostrate man replied, "I am prisoner enough as it is; I cannot stir, for one of my legs is broken: I entreat you, if you be a Christian gentleman, not to kill me, which will be committing grave sacrilege, for I am a licentiate and I hold first orders."

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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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