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  • Freedom of speech is sacrosanct in the United States.
  • Republicans are pushing for deep cuts in programs Democrats consider sacrosanct.
  • This discovery brought me fully awake, for I had come to assume that the territory of each wolf family was sacrosanct as far as other wolves were concerned.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • No man or woman has the right to humiliate children, even in the sacrosanct name of education.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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  • was walking with a guard—behind and a little to the right of her so my feet would not touch the sacrosanct mat—down a corridor I had not seen before.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • They’re sacrosanct, at the same time holy and deeply shameful.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • ) Though the newspaper felt sacrosanct, an historical document, I turned it to the middle and took it apart.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • It’s a deeply sacrosanct ceremony.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Is sacrosanct, yes; I know the theory.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • The idea that the Volturi would manipulate their own sacrosanct law for gain was not a popular idea.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn

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  • It is sacrosanct.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • That day was sacrosanct.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • The statutes pertaining to banking confidentiality are among the most sacrosanct in Switzerland.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • The rest was performance, he knew that, too, as he approached the sacrosanct double doors of the State Department’s Chief of Internal Security.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • It was dangerous to have a sadist in the barracks, especially one who justified his excesses by religiously invoking the sacrosanct authority of the plebe system.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • I looked up and saw myself in a most palpable vision ascending the altar steps, opening the tiny sacrosanct tabernacle, reaching with monstrous hands for the consecrated ciborium, and taking the Body of Christ and strewing Its white wafers all over the carpet; and walking then on the sacred wafers, walking up and down before the altar, giving Holy Communion to the dust.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • These are the sacrosanct quarters of women devoted to Christ!
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • With its purification rituals and its imperial roots, sumo is sacrosanct in a way that American sports will never be.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • Whatever came out of the untutored mouths and unsharpened pencil stubs of the people—sorry, The People—was held legitimate if not sacrosanct by those new lexicon artists.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • He put out his hand reluctantly, loathe to touch her, the sacrosanct white woman, and pushed her by the shoulder; she felt herself gently propelled across the room towards the bedroom.
    Doris Lessing  --  The Grass is Singing
  • It is useless to try to clean up in here—folders, files, manilla envelopes everywhere, even the papers on the floor sacrosanct, the wastebaskets not to be dumped except by Will himself.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • "The french fry [was] . almost sacrosanct for me;’ Ray Kroc wrote in his memoir, "its preparation a ritual to be followed religiously."
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Oh God, I thought, here comes the second variation on the sacrosanct theme of Henry Piedmont.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • In truth, the cases held their weapons, as well as several additional items Bourne had picked up in d’Anjou’s flat after McAllister produced the sacrosanct plastic tape that was respected even by the People’s Republic — respected as long as China wanted the same courtesy to be extended to its own foreign service personnel.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Beyond this sacrosanct, isolated room the Hong Kong firefighters were hosing down the last of the smouldering embers as the Hong Kong police were calming the panicked residents from the nearby estates on Victoria Peak — many of whom were convinced that Armageddon had arrived in the form of a mainland onslaught — telling everyone that the terrible events were the work of a deranged criminal killed by government emergency units.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • The machine isn’t working," said the voice on the sacrosanct line.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The sacrosanct fetish of to- day is science.
    Conrad, Joseph  --  The Secret Agent
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