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Unconsecrated  adj.  See consecrated.

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"Unconsecrated" Quotes from Famous Books

... people tell one about him. The immanence of the man is such that even an outsider, one who like the milk boy at the funeral of Galdos meets the procession accidentally with another errand in his head, is drawn in almost without knowing it. It's impossible to think of him buried in a box in unconsecrated ground in the Cementerio Civil. In Madrid, in the little garden of the Institucion where he used to teach the children, in front of a certain open fire in a certain house at El Pardo where they say he loved ...
— Rosinante to the Road Again • John Dos Passos

... Scottish prelates was of such vital consequence to Bruce. Had the interdict been obeyed, the churches would have been closed, all religious ceremonies suspended, the rites of the church would have been refused even to dying men, and the dead would have been buried without service in unconsecrated ground. So terrible a weapon as this was almost always found irresistible, and its terrors had compelled even the most powerful monarchs to yield obedience to the pope's orders; but the Scotch prelates set the needs of their country above the commands of the pope, and in ...
— In Freedom's Cause • G. A. Henty

... now With her children dead at her side, Unsceptred, unconsecrated, Unapparelled, unhelped, unpitied, With blood for gold on her brow, Where the towery tresses divide; The goodly, the golden-gated, Many-crowned, many-named, many-citied, Made ...
— Songs before Sunrise • Algernon Charles Swinburne

Words linked to "Unconsecrated" :   profane, unhallowed, unsanctified, unholy

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