But he feels that such conduct brings discredit on the name of Athens: he feels too, that the judge has sworn not to give away justice; and he cannot be guilty of the impiety
of asking the judge to break his oath, when he is himself being tried for impiety
I am sure I would sooner die than be guilty of any disrespect towards you; but how can I venture to speak, when every word must either offend my dear papa, or convict me of the blackest ingratitude as well as impiety
to the memory of the best of mothers; for such, I am certain, my mamma was always to me?"
There is no impiety
in believing that, when his long life was over, the apostle of the Indians was welcomed to the celestial abodes by the prophets of ancient days and by those earliest apostles and evangelists who had drawn their inspiration from the immediate presence of the Saviour.
And yet I cannot refuse to help, while breath and speech remain to me; I am afraid that there would be an impiety
in being present when justice is evil spoken of and not lifting up a hand in her defence.
The younger lady was in the lovely bloom and spring-time of womanhood; at that age, when, if ever angels be for God's good purposes enthroned in mortal forms, they may be, without impiety
, supposed to abide in such as hers.
Tulliver, which it would be an impiety
to counteract by too much kindness.
And, even with this terror in his heart, he could hardly avoid laughing, to imagine how the sanctified old patriarchal deacon would have been petrified by his minister's impiety
He then entered more fully into the question, and explained at large the folly and impiety
of such a proceeding.
The Delphians, enraged at this treatment, accused him of impiety
, and, in spite of his sacred character as ambassador, executed him as a public criminal.
Sparsit again dejected by the impiety
of the people.)
I have understood that it was, to the last, her proudest boast, that she never had been on the water in her life, except upon a bridge; and that over her tea (to which she was extremely partial) she, to the last, expressed her indignation at the impiety
of mariners and others, who had the presumption to go 'meandering' about the world.
"Pooh, pooh;" said the doctor, with the impiety
usual in persons of his profession; "he is a churchman.