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  • With its purification rituals and its imperial roots, sumo is sacrosanct in a way that American sports will never be.†   (source)
  • The statutes pertaining to banking confidentiality are among the most sacrosanct in Switzerland.†   (source)
  • It is sacrosanct.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • They're sacrosanct, at the same time holy and deeply shameful.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • These are the sacrosanct quarters of women devoted to Christ!†   (source)
  • The machine isn't working," said the voice on the sacrosanct line.†   (source)
  • No man or woman has the right to humiliate children, even in the sacrosanct name of education.†   (source)
  • Oh God, I thought, here comes the second variation on the sacrosanct theme of Henry Piedmont.†   (source)
  • The rest was performance, he knew that, too, as he approached the sacrosanct double doors of the State Department's Chief of Internal Security.†   (source)
  • Is sacrosanct, yes; I know the theory.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
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