Instead of the soaring lines reaching for heaven, demanded by the very nature of a temple, as a symbol of man’s quest for something higher than his little ego, this building is flauntingly horizontal, its belly in the mud, thus declaring its allegiance to the carnal, glorifying the gross pleasures of the flesh above those of the spirit.
There are no more uses of "allegiance" in the book.
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We owe no allegiance to the outdated ideas of our political party.
Did you pledge allegiance to the flag this morning?