Usage examples for heathen

  1. I didn't of course anticipate playing such a heathen trick on you as cutting you out. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  2. This had resulted in a lawsuit, which ended in leaving the parties much as they were before, except that it was a virtual triumph for the heathen and his uncanny rejoicings on the Sabbath became more intolerable than ever. – A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  3. Everyone knows they were heathen shrines and hateful to Jehovah. – Hebrew Life and Times by Harold B. Hunting
  4. Oh, what a heathen I have been to- day! – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  5. After he got into bed, he said to the nurse, " I have forgotten to pray for the heathen and I must get out of bed and pray for them." – Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen. by Dr. John Scudder
  6. Here were the heathen scattered, and the cross And holy image first were planted here; Here rest St. Louis' ashes, and from hence The troops went forth who set Jerusalem free. – The Maid of Orleans A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  7. Aye, I recollect the heathen well enough. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  8. I worshipped him like a heathen – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  9. Horn lantern in hand he led them through the warm June darkness, and on the way answered many questions as to the folk of these parts, and their strange worship of sun and moon and wandering light of heaven; " but in a brief while," he said, " all these heathen matters will be put by, when you have taught them the new faith." – A Child's Book of Saints by William Canton
  10. The heathen did not wait for the steel, and most of them escaped, for darkness fell suddenly upon the forest. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  11. He could do far more for the simple- hearted heathen than for Jews who believed themselves to be wise and religious. – Child's Story of the Bible by Mary A. Lathbury
  12. And the face of the young fellow of the automatic devices was like the face of the devout missionary who has just put something over on the heathen – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  13. Other heathen things she's got put away somewheres. – Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed
  14. I guess I ben settin' the hens o' my hand over against the heathen an' the orphans. – Friendship Village by Zona Gale
  15. These opinions have clearly sprung from heathen examples. – The Apology of the Augsburg Confession by Philip Melanchthon
  16. Raleigh was authorized, therefore, to hold by homage heathen lands, not actually possessed and inhabited by Christian people, which he might discover within the next six years. – A Brief History of the United States by John Bach McMaster
  17. I should be a heathen to allow you to do so. – Taken by the Enemy by Oliver Optic
  18. Most of the heathen tribes are now entirely or in part converted to Christianity, or have at least settled round their missions. – The Friars in the Philippines by Ambrose Coleman
  19. He that chastiseth the heathen shall not he correct? – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
  20. It was from that place that he directed his missionary effort in India and found the long- sought opportunity to serve his Master in that heathen land. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones