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sacrilege
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Middlemarch
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  • There are natures in which, if they love us, we are conscious of having a sort of baptism and consecration: they bind us over to rectitude and purity by their pure belief about us; and our sins become that worst kind of sacrilege which tears down the invisible altar of trust.

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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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