Will the West stand up for its customs and mores, including freedom of speech, or will Muslims impose their way of life on the West? Ultimately, there is no compromise: Westerners will either retain their civilization, including the right to insult and blaspheme, or not.
I’m not one for blaspheming — but that one made me laugh.
"Doc!" she gasps, as if the idea were some awful, blaspheming joke.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
How dare you blaspheme my father!
Scott Pratt -- An Innocent Client
And like in that dream I told you about, the chapel—I had this obsession with le blaspheme.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
To blaspheme like the Germans—Jesus, Mary, and Joseph.
Markus Zusak -- The Book Thief
But I blaspheme much as I want to.
Alice Walker -- The Color Purple
When a man blasphemes, what do we do?
Chinua Achebe -- Things Fall Apart
After that I ceased to blaspheme, but I cursed my father.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
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"You cannot be blaspheming the master," I said.
Gayle Forman -- If I Stay
This American Martin Scorsese is a blasphemer, and the Church will permit him no pulpit in France!
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
Rosaleen said, ’You can curse me, but don’t blaspheme the Lord Jesus.’
Sue Monk Kidd -- The Secret Life of Bees
He understood full well that it was GOD who was standing between him and his victim, and he blasphemed him.
Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom’s Cabin
She forgot to blaspheme.
Daphne du Maurier -- Rebecca
Here conscience flew in my face, reprehending me as a blasphemer; crying with a loud and piercing voice, _Unworthy wretch! how dare you ask what you have done?
Daniel Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe
On the contrary, I shall have great pleasure in sending it to perdition to punish its Maker,’ exclaimed the blasphemer.
Emily Bronte -- Wuthering Heights
The religion I serve, the God I adore, were blasphemed because I called upon that religion and that God, but still I resisted.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
’You blasphemed, boy.
John Wyndham -- The Chrysalids
They blasphemed God and their parents, the human race, the place, the time and the seed of their sowing and of their birth.
Dante Alighieri -- Dante’s Inferno
I wasn’t blaspheming, I was asking for information.
Ernest Hemingway -- A Farewell to Arms
They were Carlists from Navarra and while both of them cursed and blasphemed when they were angry they regarded it as a sin which they regularly confessed.
Ernest Hemingway -- For Whom the Bell Tolls
He says he has nursed a blasphemer and an ingrate.
William Faulkner -- Light in August
Coictier exclaimed, "Pardieu, Dom Claude, alchemy has its use, no doubt, but why blaspheme medicine and astrology?"
Victor Hugo -- The Hunchback of Notre Dame
He had been a sailor and a sinner (two terms that were synonymous in Momma’s lexicon), a great blasphemer, a laugher in the face of the Almighty.
Stephen King -- Carrie
By the side of the one where they were singing, there was one where they were howling; a third where they were begging; one could be seen in which they were gnashing their teeth; another load menaced the spectators, another blasphemed God; the last was as silent as the tomb.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
The dog jumped from right to left, and from left to right; snapping, growling, and barking; the man thrust and swore, and struck and blasphemed; and the struggle was reaching a most critical point for one or other; when, the door suddenly opening, the dog darted out: leaving Bill Sikes with the poker and the clasp-knife in his hands.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
After a few steins of ale-to lubricate my speaking, you understand, after a ’alf year with nary a word uttered, except perhaps for blaspheming the world and all beyond when losing a bear-biter-I come to Neil, the froth still fresh on my beard, and start exchanging gossip.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
Few philosophers in more recent times have been so blasphemed and so persecuted for their ideas as this man.
Jostein Gaarder -- Sophie’s World
Oh, Alyosha, I am not blaspheming!
Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- The Brothers Karamazov
Among them I should have stood like Hymenaeus and Alexander, who were delivered over to Satan that they might learn not to blaspheme.
Thomas Hardy -- Tess of the d’Urbervilles
On the other hand, it was a proposal that blasphemed holy matrimony.
Olive Ann Burns -- Cold Sassy Tree
But to do so would have been like blaspheming her love.
Edith Wharton -- The House of Mirth
You do blaspheme the good in mocking me.
William Shakespeare -- Measure for Measure
—O nation miserable, With an untitled tyrant bloody-scepter’d, When shalt thou see thy wholesome days again, Since that the truest issue of thy throne By his own interdiction stands accurs’d And does blaspheme his breed?
William Shakespeare -- Macbeth
Maggie’s red mother, stretched on the floor, blasphemed and gave her daughter a bad name.
Stephen Crane -- Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
When the minister spoke from the pulpit with power and fervid eloquence, and, with his hand on the open Bible, of the sacred truths of our religion, and of saint-like lives and triumphant deaths, and of future bliss or misery unutterable, then did Goodman Brown turn pale, dreading lest the roof should thunder down upon the gray blasphemer and his hearers.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Young Goodman Brown
But, gentlemen, your business Which you said so urgent, is it only Scolding and blaspheming?
T.S. Eliot -- Murder in the Cathedral
It wasn’t just the disappointed look on Diamond’s face; it was also the fact that she had just blasphemed the place where her father had grown up.
David Baldacci -- Wish You Well
So I have been drinking, and blaspheming, or next door to it, and saying holy things in disreputable quarters—repeating in idle bravado words which ought never to be uttered but reverently!
Thomas Hardy -- Jude the Obscure
"Why, George Babbitt, I won’t have you cursing and swearing and blaspheming!"
Sinclair Lewis -- Babbitt
Then the angels appeared before God, and spoke, "Seest Thou not what he doth, yon sinner and blasphemer, Nimrod son of Canaan, who slays so many innocent babes that have done no harm?"
Joseph Campbell -- The Hero With a Thousand Faces
You know, you guys run around in that car, making fun of important things and blaspheming, and you don’t have much consideration for the people you may hurt.
Chris Crutcher -- Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
And when the Son of a woman of Israel had blasphemed God, they that heard it, did not kill him, but brought him before Moses, who put him under custody, till God should give Sentence against him; as appears, Levit.
Thomas Hobbes -- Leviathan
No. A well-proportioned mind is one which shows no particular bias; one of which we may safely say that it will never cause its owner to be confined as a madman, tortured as a heretic, or crucified as a blasphemer.
Thomas Hardy -- The Return of the Native
For this he shall live hated, be blasphemed, Seised on by force, judged, and to death condemned A shameful and accursed, nailed to the cross By his own nation; slain for bringing life: But to the cross he nails thy enemies, The law that is against thee, and the sins Of all mankind, with him there crucified, Never to hurt them more who rightly trust In this his satisfaction; so he dies, But soon revives; Death over him no power Shall long usurp; ere the third dawning light Return, the…
John Milton -- Paradise Lost
Dearly beloved, when God saw how men’s hearts waxed evil, how they turned aside, each to his own way, how they married and gave in marriage, how they feasted on ungodly meat and drink, and lusted, and blasphemed, and lifted up their hearts in sinful pride against the Lord?oh, then, the Son of God, the blessed lamb that taketh away the sins of the world, this Son of God who was the Word made flesh, the fulfillment of the promise?oh, then, He turned to His Father, crying: ’Father,…
James Baldwin -- Go Tell It on the Mountain
…have crept out of some subterranean sewer, and was stooping along the kennel, and poking the wet rubbish with a stick, in quest of rusty nails; a merchant or two, at the door of the post-office, together with an editor and a miscellaneous politician, awaiting a dilatory mail; a few visages of retired sea-captains at the window of an insurance office, looking out vacantly at the vacant street, blaspheming at the weather, and fretting at the dearth as well of public news as local gossip.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The House of the Seven Gables
You dare blaspheme against the sublimest of the arts!
George Bernard Shaw -- Man And Superman
I shall blaspheme in every Temple throughout the land.