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profane
used in Oliver Twist

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showing no respect for something thought of as sacred
  • CHAPTER III RELATES HOW OLIVER TWIST WAS VERY NEAR GETTING A PLACE WHICH WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN A SINECURE For a week after the commission of the impious and profane offence of asking for more, Oliver remained a close prisoner in the dark and solitary room to which he had been consigned by the wisdom and mercy of the board.
    Chapter 3 — Relates How Oliver Twist was Very Near Getting a Palce.... (1% in)

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