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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.
  • To small children, though, the idea of praising God in a tent was confusing, to say the least. It seemed somehow blasphemous.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • God’s knowledge surpasses science, and it’s blasphemous for you to say otherwise, young lady.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked

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  • A thousand bawdy, or even blasphemous, jokes do not help towards a man’s damnation so much as his discovery that almost anything he wants to do can be done, not only without the disapproval but with the admiration of his fellows, if only it can get itself treated as a Joke.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • And this foul mouth stands there bringing more ill fortune with his blasphemies.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • Clement’s letter claimed that God had visited him in a vision and warned him that the Knights Templar were heretics guilty of devil worship, homosexuality, defiling the cross, sodomy, and other blasphemous behavior.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • seemed blasphemous not to thank God.
    Henry James  --  The Turn of the Screw
  • Such declarations are blasphemy and an abomination to the Lord God in heaven, Seņor Shaw.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Behind her Jace muttered something that sounded distinctly blasphemous.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones

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  • She talk and she talk, trying to budge me way from blasphemy.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • ...his voice thundered, and we fell back in horror at the blasphemy he uttered.
    Rudolfo Anaya  --  Bless Me, Ultima
  • That’s middle class blasphemy.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • It is a blasphemy against the true Image of God, and hateful in the sight of God.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • you bawling, blasphemous, incharitable dog!
    William Shakespeare  --  The Tempest
  • It verges on—blasphemy.
    Ray Bradbury  --  The Martian Chronicles
  • My mind was oppressed, like those unhappy innocent persons, who being overpowered by blasphemous and perjured evidences, wickedly resolved to take away their lives, or ruin their reputation, have no other recourse in this world to ease their sorrow, but sighs, prayers, and tears.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • "...there is no just God that governs the earth righteously, but a God of lies, that bears witness against the innocent."

    There was a general shudder at this blasphemy.
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
  • This is both theft and blasphemy.
    David Almond  --  Clay
  • But we cannot reach it without disturbing our ancestors, a blasphemy Plumpka will not permit.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • What you’re saying is blasphemy?’
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • Fusing science and God is the ultimate scientific blasphemy.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Some secret blasphemy that stinks to Heaven?
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • His presence made it both the field of blood and of blasphemy.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Motionless they hung, huge, heavy, steady in the sky, a blasphemy against nature.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • This is blasphemy!
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • I was still horrified that I was physically capable of such blasphemy.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Blasphemous lies in earnest tones he told-the one who planned the lad’s destruction!
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • In the morning Henry was aroused by fervid blasphemy that proceeded from the mouth of Bill.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • Anger, with all its fruits in revenge, ... blasphemy, swearing ...
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • Stop that, Maurice, stop the blasphemy.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • a pious work, for which Jekyll had several times expressed a great esteem, annotated, in his own hand, with startling blasphemies.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Her sudden outburst of laughter bewitched me for the rest of the day. It was as though it—God forgive me for this blasphemy—had descended down on me from Heaven itself... Understand that it wasn’t merely her beauty ... that had me so spellbound, though that alone might have been enough.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • The ultimate blasphemy had been spoken,
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • In her shame she drove him out with blasphemy and hatred, she pursued him down the corridor and hurled objects down the stairs.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • "who dares insult us with this blasphemous mockery?"
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Masque of the Red Death
  • This is blasphemy, Dorian!
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • His roaring curses of the first part of the fight had changed to a blasphemous chatter.
    Stephen Crane  --  Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
  • "’Ask and it shall be given,’ the Bible says. But it ain’t so." I felt blasphemous even to think it, much less say it out loud.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • Old staid members of the congregation had sometimes raised objections:  it was blasphemous, they said, to make this guy out of Our Lord’s betrayer; but he had said nothing and let the practice continue - it seemed to him a good thing that the world’s traitor should be made a figure of fun.
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
  • He is the way, and all this beseeching and suchlike is blasphemy.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Red Prophet
  • To test the steel of our Truth against the blasphemies of Science!
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • We’re working side by side for something that unites us—beyond blasphemy and prayers.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • The stuff of heretics—blasphemous!
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • Fortune-telling is for lunatics and old women. History is the stronger science, for it has the virtue of certainty without the vice of blasphemy.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • "Even Epsilons are useful!"
    "So am I. And I damned well wish I weren’t!"
    Lenina was shocked by his blasphemy.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • vent to an inspiration of horrid blasphemy, and now shouting forth such laughter as set all the echoes of the forest laughing like demons around him.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown
  • ORK: Brothers, I’ve talked with the Great Destroyer!


    FIRST PRIEST: Blasphemy! It is written: "Ye shall not see my face."
    John Gardner  --  Grendel
  • That in the captain’s but a choleric word
    Which in the soldier is flat blasphemy.
    William Shakespeare  --  Measure for Measure
  • When Jean Louise and her brother were children, Atticus had occasionally drawn them a sharp distinction between mere scatology and blasphemy.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
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