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  • She was baptized at the same church as her grandmother.
  • The Pope said he would baptize Martians if they asked.
  • I was baptized as a baby and formally affirmed my faith as a teenager.
  • The new regiment went straight to the front where it was baptized by fire.

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  • It’s water from Tug Fork, the crick at home that I was baptized in.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • Baptized both of you in the irrigation ditch at once.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • My own baptism, and every one I have witnessed so far, took place in something like a large bathtub or small swimming pool in the Baptist Church.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • ...and she dressed Coyotito in the clothes she had prepared for his baptism,
    John Steinbeck  --  The Pearl
  • Not until late December did they take Male to St. Paul’s Church to be baptized
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • After he got baptized we wanted him to preach.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

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  • I would like to baptize myself under a new name, a name more like the real me, the one nobody sees.
    Sandra Cisneros  --  The House on Mango Street
  • She been baptized.
    August Wilson  --  The Piano Lesson
  • Hunter’s getting baptized in less than half an hour.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • I hope your baptism sets you on the right road—it’s plain you’ve been a long time on the wrong one.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Red Prophet
  • The day of the baptism, how proudly she carried her nephew, showing him off to all of the guests.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • Have you been baptized?
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • It can even become a religion to those unlucky enough to be baptized into it, those whose consolation can only be found in its foul waters.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Of course, it’s written down at the church, back home, but it’s not like we could have bothered the priest to look up the baptism records for someone like me…."
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • But I will keep her final promise to Claire, the beast who stripped her naked and baptized her in the cold water that still roars in the broken shower.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Shortly after my baptism of wolf-juice I submitted my first progress report.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • It seems, however, as if every Ondaatje for miles around flocked here to be baptised and married.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • He was very tiny, born early, but on the third day he had to be baptized.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Me baptized by father.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Sign of the Beaver
  • "Stinky’s baptized!"
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • We were sold once before, back when Ruth was a tiny baby, not even baptized yet.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • Rupert was idly slicing a willow twig with a large knife, and while he had laid aside his horn-handled pistols on entering the church, they remained in easy reach on the rim of the baptismal font.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • The baptismal area there, they say, is a thousand years old.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • HALE: How comes it that only two are baptized?
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • I carry my little white baptism Bible around the house, to make it more believable.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • Your father was baptized with the name John Paul Wieczorek.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • With financial help from her boyfriend, she baptizes seven-year-old Diana.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • I was not baptized a Catholic, but it suits me, its beliefs and doctrines sit easily with me.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Another five days passed, and then the young Prince Nicholas Andreevich was baptized.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • "I found your mother’s baptism records today."
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Jesus told me his cousin baptized him.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • "And here is Andrea Cavalcanti’s baptismal register, given by the curate of Saravezza."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • He was a lifelong pagan who was baptized on his deathbed, too weak to protest.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He was also the one who had baptized me, by the way, and he’d seen me in church every Sunday since I’d been a baby.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • There is a deal of obscurity concerning the identity of the species thus multitudinously baptised.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The Count had his own purposes when he gave her what Van Helsing called "the Vampire’s baptism of blood."
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • "Sir," said he, "there, is something more to be done to this woman then to marry her; I mean that she ought to be baptized."
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • Before my platoon was sent to the Balkans, he probably baptized fifty people.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • ’The child that was half-baptized Oliver Twist, is nine year old to-day.’
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • I would like to be baptized and I would like a prayer rug.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • This meant baptismal certificates, confirmation papers.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • The priest came last night to baptize the child, and—
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • It broke over Sethe and she trembled like the baptized in its wash.
    Toni Morrison  --  Beloved
  • Another holler went up in front of me, and a large woman flopped over, her arms above her head like a candidate for baptism.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • My mother’s desire to reach those waves, touch her feet to another ocean on the other side of the country, was all she was thinking of—the pure baptismal goal of it.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • She had no family name; she had no family; no baptismal name; the Church no longer existed.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
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