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He saw that himself; and I think he liked it better than he liked me for the desecration in view; but I had hardened my heart, and his feelings were too fine for actual remonstrance on such a point.
All this was impudence and desecration, and he repented that he had brought her.
For myself, without claim, without merit, simply by chance I had been allowed to look through the half-opened door and I had seen the saddest possible desecration, the withered brightness of youth, a spirit neither made cringing nor yet dulled but as if bewildered in quivering hopelessness by gratuitous cruelty; self-confidence destroyed and, instead, a resigned recklessness, a mournful callousness (and all this simple, almost naive)--before the material and moral difficulties of the situation.
On this piece of carpeting Aunt Chloe took her stand, as being decidedly in the upper walks of life; and it and the bed by which it lay, and the whole corner, in fact, were treated with distinguished consideration, and made, so far as possible, sacred from the marauding inroads and desecrations of little folks.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairperson National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) Razina Alam Khan Wednesday said cursing and desecration of the Parliament was tantamount to blasphemy of the state.
Islamabad -- Supreme Court (SC) Friday released a man as he proved innocent after nine years of imprisonment booked under the allegation of desecration of Quranic pages.
With regard to the rising incidents of vandalizing and desecration of religious places and symbols that the state has been witnessing for the past few days, it does appear that there is more to it than meets the eyes.
Summary: Panaji (Goa) [India] July 15 (ANI): Director General of Police (DGP) of Goa Muktesh Chander on Saturday said that the recent cases of desecration of religious places in the state have been resolved.
Meanwhile, Orlando Cardinal Quevedo, OMI, the archbishop of Cotabato, condemned the desecration of a Catholic chapel in Malagakit by the BIFF men.
RAMALLAH, Aug 21 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian government urged international community for immediate interference to face the Israeli desecration to the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque that has been going on since 1967.
A DESPICABLE act of desecration horrified worshippers at a Middlesbrough church.
AROUND 400 people turned up for a peaceful protest in Huddersfield about the desecration of the Sikh holy book.