sacred precincts

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  • Kill Paul if you will, but get him outside the sacred precincts first. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Acts, by Maclaren
  • All day long was there crowd and festival within the sacred precinct. Cited from Eleanor, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Why, young man, the devil can't enter within our sacred precincts. Cited from Savva and The Life of Man, by Leonid Andreyev [Ed.: Edwin Bjorkman]
  • The entrance to the small sacred precinct, near its northeast corner, is still marked by seven rock-cut steps.
  • A strange medley indeed of men and women had collected within these sacred precincts! Cited from Serapis, by Georg Ebers, v4
  • In this sacred precinct, the mother's chamber, lies the heart of the family. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 7, May, 1858, by Various
  • I tried in vain to make him understand that we could not invade these sacred precincts. Cited from In the Field (1914-1915), by Marcel Dupont
  • Inside that sacred precinct he knew he could never enter; that wine- press she intended to tread alone. Cited from The Tides of Barnegat, by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • He bids them leave his sacred precincts and seek scenes more fitted to them. Cited from Story of Orestes, by Richard G. Moulton
  • Accordingly, the people remained shut up within the sacred precincts for some days, and the bishop with them. Cited from Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3), by John Henry Newman
  • Dream not of entering these sacred precincts with your hands stained with blood. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume IV, by John Lord
  • Whether this temple replaced an older one, or just a sacred precinct or altar, is not known.
  • We enter the sacred precincts as a Member rises to a point of order. Cited from Humanly Speaking, by Samuel McChord Crothers
  • For these also shrines were built within or near the sacred precinct. Cited from The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, by Morris Jastrow
  • He removed his hat and shoes and entered the sacred precincts.
  • We are about to enter the sacred precincts of Assembly Hall. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • Here it will be a new joy to meet several of their good neighbours who now lie scattered in these sacred precincts around them.
  • This was the first time I had set foot within the sacred precincts of the quarterdeck. Cited from The Blood Ship, by Norman Springer
  • Public religion took place within a sacred precinct that had been marked out ritually by an augur.
  • I visit the "Alhambra" daily, and write a letter within its sacred precincts. Cited from The International Monthly Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, August 1850
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