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Gone with the Wind
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sacrilege
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Gone with the Wind
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  • To Scarlett, the very idea of saying such things to her own mother was almost sacrilegious.
  • Sacrilegious though it might be, Scarlett always saw, through her closed eyes, the upturned face of Ellen and not the Blessed Virgin, as the ancient phrases were repeated.
  • Mammy cried out equally loudly at the sacrilege of soldiers being permitted to sleep on Miss Ellen’s rug but Scarlett was firm.

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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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