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And how dare you make this disturbance, while I am sacrificing a black bull to my father Neptune?
That, perhaps, it was best for me; I had less to regret in sacrificing a friendship, feelings, hopes which must, at any rate, have been torn from me now.
I could not dream of sacrificing it in this offhand fashion.
Lucretius the poet, when he beheld the act of Agamemnon, that could endure the sacrificing of his own daughter, exclaimed: Tantum Religio potuit suadere malorum.
12, 2012) here with you: "Kurban Bayramy, or Eid al-Adha, is the Islamic festival that coincides with the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, and is marked by sacrificing an animal such as a sheep, goat, camel or cow.
Iftikhar Ahmad Jamil Shaheed has set a glorious example of courage and bravery by sacrificing his life for the country and the whole nation is proud of him.
He said those who were fighting on this dangerous front were sacrificing their today for better future of the nation and on the day, the whole nation expressed solidarity with them.
Shimla: A court in remote northern India has banned a long tradition of sacrificing animals for religious reasons, deeming the practice cruel and "barbaric".
That is when the Yadav brothers thought of sacrificing Kalavati," Thane's rural additional superintendent of police Sangramsinh Nishandar told TOI.
This symbolic practice of sacrificing animals has stayed ever since and will be continued until the end of the world as a reminder and an example for all believers to follow in the footsteps of Prophet Ebrahim.
He said sacrificing animals to follow the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) is infact a pledge to give any sort of sacrifice and it has become a base to follow the fear of God that is real aim of living.
The ritual of sacrificing animals every year is in tribute to this incident.