to excommunicate

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  • I am not ready to excommunicate all those who lift their feet beyond a certain height. Cited from The Abominations of Modern Society, by Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
  • A serious look shall be a Jury to excommunicate any man from our company. Cited from The Scornful Lady, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  • I do not know whether he did not even threaten to excommunicate all of us, living and dead. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • The bishop declares that he has the power to excommunicate the governor if necessary. Cited from The Fighting Governor, by Charles W. Colby
  • He has not thought fit to excommunicate me publicly as yet. Cited from Sword and Gown, by George A. Lawrence
  • How is it possible to excommunicate, when he ought to be excommunicated himself? Cited from Gathering Jewels, by James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
  • After attempting to excommunicate two leading city officials, he was expelled from the town.
  • Without doubt mandarins will continue for about a century yet to excommunicate certain plays from the category of plays. Cited from The Author's Craft, by Arnold Bennett
  • Ultimately, the decision is made to excommunicate her, and all the necessary rituals are completed.
  • The Pope allowed him to excommunicate the persons who occupied his estates, but not the King himself. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume V, by John Lord
  • John responded by threatening to excommunicate anyone involved in raising a new pope while he still lived.
  • The Father resolves to excommunicate the governor; and what he does in order to it. Cited from The Works of John Dryden, Volume 16 (of 18), ed. by Walter Scott
  • This might look as if the pope were about to take up the case in earnest and would proceed shortly to excommunicate the king himself. Cited from History of England (1066-1216), by Adams
  • But -- but -- why, you have been threatening to excommunicate me if I dared. Cited from What Every Woman Knows, James M. Barrie
  • Still, the church was strongly opposed to the Constitution and threatened to excommunicate all public officials who took the oath.
  • The panchayat has the power to excommunicate a person, but more often fines are given.
  • At one time the Pope saw fit to excommunicate all gunners. Cited from Artillery Through the Ages, by Albert Manucy
  • This caused the Pope to excommunicate him, since he had sold two towns which were nominally under papal rule.
  • Also notable was the decision made to excommunicate members who participated in the practice of concubinage and polygyny.
  • They would not affirm, they said, that the pope had a right to excommunicate them in such cases, and they would not say that he had not. Cited from The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3), by James Anthony Froude
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