inviolate


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(of a woman) having the hymen unbroken

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must be kept sacred

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Thus shalt thou hold this land inviolate From the dread Dragon's brood.
His old sweetheart, being in fact so near at hand that she was then reclining against him in a flutter, a very substantial angle of forty-five degrees, here interposed to assure Mistress Affery with greater earnestness than directness of asseveration, that what she heard should go no further, but should be kept inviolate, 'if on no other account on Arthur's--sensible of intruding in being too familiar Doyce and Clennam's.'
However far he may venture in a more full detail of passions and feelings, than is to be found in the ancient compositions which he imitates, he must introduce nothing inconsistent with the manners of the age; his knights, squires, grooms, and yeomen, may be more fully drawn than in the hard, dry delineations of an ancient illuminated manuscript, but the character and costume of the age must remain inviolate; they must be the same figures, drawn by a better pencil, or, to speak more modestly, executed in an age when the principles of art were better understood.
The place was cold as the inviolate vault; blinds had to be drawn up, and glass cases uncovered, before we could see a thing except the row of murderers' death-masks - the placid faces with the swollen necks - that stood out on their shelves to give us ghostly greeting.
In all things I would have the island of a man inviolate. Let us sit apart as the gods, talking from peak to peak all round Olympus.
I know that her word is inviolate. The photograph is now as safe as if it were in the fire."
The inviolate spirit turns their spite against the wrongdoers.
Laws and principles are not for the times when there is no temptation: they are for such moments as this, when body and soul rise in mutiny against their rigour; stringent are they; inviolate they shall be.
If one result should be replayed because people didn't know what they were voting for and the situation has changed, why should the other remain inviolate for all of time?
Temporary speaker Inviolate Adhiambo on Wednesday directed Achar to appear before the County Assembly's Budget Committee within seven days to explain why he had not responded to issues raised by MCAs on the budget.
The people deprived the Legislature of that power when they made the right to trial by jury inviolate."
What keeps cyber wolves at bay is awareness and restraint and in the context of children, it is the inviolate responsibility of parents to teach, supervise and empower their wards to stay aware of the dangers of unchecked online engagement.
Victor Giadom remains inviolate. The list of our candidates for the governorship, National Assembly, and House of Assembly have been processed by the National Working Committee (NWC) according to the INEC guidelines.
Cameron that such trials can simply be held at the associate circuit level, thus satisfying the Missouri Constitution's mandate that a right to a jury trial be "inviolate."<br />The Missouri Senate on May 15 gave final approval to a bill that restores the rent-and-possession statute in Chapter 535 to its pre-2014 form.