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blasphemy
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • He came to the woman, the weaker vessel, and poured the poison of his eloquence into her ear, promising her—O, the blasphemy of that promise!
  • —A bloody ape, Cranly repeated with emphasis, and a blasphemous bloody ape!
  • Blasphemy!
  • The mouths of the damned are full of blasphemies against God and of hatred for their fellow sufferers and of curses against those souls which were their accomplices in sin.

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  • The government of the Muslim nation monitors major websites for blasphemy.
  • It’s hard to believe that even in the 21st century, high school teachers in the country are still occasionally imprisoned and/or lashed for blasphemy.

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