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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • I said I looked upon it as a sacrilegious profanation to reward treachery, perhaps crime.
  • Oh, it would be a sacrilege.
  • No, Emmanuel, I am but a man, and your admiration is as unmerited as your words are sacrilegious.
  • "No; for I saw God’s justice placed in the hands of Benedetto, and should have thought it sacrilege to oppose the designs of providence."
  • —can one hour have sufficed to prove to an architect that the work upon which he founded all his hopes was an impossible, if not a sacrilegious, undertaking?

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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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