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sacrilege
used in The Fountainhead

11 uses
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Definition
disrespect of something others consider important or sacred
  • I remember: a sacrilegious church or some such object that gave the Bible brigade a howling spree.
    3.3 — Part 3 Chapter 3 (17% in)
  • You'll be committing only a mean little indecency, but he's committed a sacrilege.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (26% in)
  • On the morning of November 2 the New York Banner came out with the column "One Small Voice" by Ellsworth M. Toohey subtitled "Sacrilege."
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (1% in)
  • We cannot condone an outrageous sacrilege.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (8% in)
  • On the following day "Sacrilege" appeared in the Banner and set the fuse.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (17% in)
  • Then he read aloud Toohey's column "Sacrilege" and asked him to state whether he had written it.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (59% in)
  • Ellsworth Toohey is right, that temple is a sacrilege, though not in the sense he meant.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (93% in)
  • One doesn't love God and sacrilege impartially.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (26% in)
  • Except when one doesn't know that sacrilege has been committed.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (26% in)
  • The New York Banner, November 2, 1930—"One Small Voice"—"Sacrilege" by Ellsworth M. Toohey—"The Churches of our Childhood" by Alvah Scarret—"Are you happy, Mr. Superman?
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 (68% in)
  • "Sacrilege" by Ellsworth M. Toohey—"The Churches of our Childhood" by Alvah Scarret—editorials, sermons, speeches, statements, letters to the editor, the Banner unleashed full-blast, photographs, cartoons, interviews, resolutions of protest, letters to the editor.
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (94% in)

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