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unhallowed

1. not consecrated or holy
2. sinful or profane
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39) Phineas's fantasy here rests on the equal conviction of his own innocence and the certainty that it would be proved too late to save him from hanging: "I had various questions to ask and answer for myself,--whether they would pull up my poor body, for instance, from what unhallowed ground is used for gallows corpses, and give it decent burial, placing 'M.
Is literary Darwinism destined to become one of these unhallowed dead?
He uses this term because "it captures something of the estranging sense of the relocation of the home and the world in an unhallowed place.
Communities are lost and empires die, And things of holy use unhallowed lie; They perish; but the intellect can raise, From airy words alone a pile that ne'er decays.
This ugly invocation of the Inquisition, one of the touchstones of classic anti-Catholic rhetoric, has an unhallowed niche among the "Black Legends" of bigotry (see Jenkins, 2003: 177-206).
She responds, taking the first steps on a path that leads to a cache of cryptic love letters, a reform school where girls are disappearing, and a handsome boy who may be in league with the Unhallowed Fey.
Thematically, Kutik's "Hunchback" (1980) links the swelling of a human hump to the development of an artistic gift, to the possibility of miracle, of freedom (those Scythians), and even of triumph over what dominates us (the unhallowed unhollow dome of the hump; or Holofernes).
care & shelter it from the rude, unhallowed & sacrilegious hands & approches of a sordid & malignant generation in these licentious times, whose meate and drinke it is to invade, abuse & voilate all that ever may adorne, either the house or service of God.
Most are involved with their parishes, but virtually none are linked to their chancery office, which needs to view them as profane, unholy, unhallowed, iniquitous, foul, nefarious, heinous, blameworthy--lost to shame and blind to virtue--while their ordinaries paid fortunes to mouthpieces who covered the sickening crimes of some of those who remained "faithful.
In its unhallowed brazenness Waters's Visit Marfa calls for a reconsideration of Judd's enterprise and, by extension, Minimalism as a whole.
Out fourth President wrote that using "religion as an engine of civil policy" would be "an unhallowed perversion of the means of salvation.