Usage examples for unholy

  1. Prince, thou hast robbed The sanctuary, and for the bride of heaven Burned with unholy passion! – The Bride of Messina A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  2. He who is unjust is unjust still; he who is unholy is unholy still. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  3. Theoretically, Marriage is a Holy Mystery no doubt- in practice it's apt to be an Unholy Muddle, sometimes a Mess. – Modern marriage and how to bear it by Maud Churton Braby
  4. Our king has heard, and I also have heard with shame, that many of the warriors of our blood have joined the Tlascalans, who were ever foes to the Aztecs, in their unholy alliance with the Teules. – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  5. The Holy One waits for the unholy! – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  6. If, then, the place where the ashes are deposited is to be included within the boundaries of the Holy City; is, in holiness, to be equal to the place where the sacrifices themselves are offered,- what else can be signified thereby, than that the unholy is to be overpowered by the holy, the earthly by the divine, by means of a more glorious communication of the Holy Spirit? – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  7. Slavery was gradually excluded from many states of N. America, at early periods; but others from Virginia to Louisiana are tenacious of these unholy and dangerous bonds. – The American Nations, Vol. I. by C. S. Rafinesque
  8. Suddenly that unholy grin of his flashed and faded. – Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance
  9. Beneath them appeared a pair of very large, round, and rather mild blue eyes, covered with thick white lids absolutely devoid of lashes, which eyes had a most unholy trick of occasionally taking fire when their owner was irritated. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  10. Perhaps he is cracking an Elizabethan wheeze at the expense of the Ghost's widow's unholy marriage. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  11. He would choose for himself whither they should lead him; he would fight with all his nerve and will against the unholy fascination of those few thrilling hours. –  by
  12. 2: 11- 13. 10. How are all national, unholy, and unjust distinctions among men swept away in Christ? – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  13. Indeed, he began to have a suspicion that the stranger was on an errand of evil, or, perhaps, had come to engage his services in some unholy enterprise, such as poisoning an heir or giving false evidence. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  14. To what purpose would you play so unholy a trick, which must, moreover, be discovered in a day, seeing that Sir Christopher lives? – The Lady Of Blossholme by H. Rider Haggard
  15. The third portion of the platform dealt with " the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics." – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  16. For one thing, I made an unholy noise. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  17. To her he meant strength and fortune; also for him she had conceived some kind of unholy liking in the recesses of her dark soul. – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  18. " Not I," said Voucher; " the sport is capital- if one can manage to hit the beggars-" " Oh, everybody misses in snap- shooting," observed Ferrall; " that is, everybody except Stephen Siward with his unholy left barrel. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  19. This is to be accounted for simply by the circumstance, that on the whole North side of the town there was not any unholy places. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg