Example sentences for: innocents

How can you use “innocents” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The three doorways, with stonework dripping like stalactites, represent Faith, Hope, and Charity, and are loaded with sculptures depicting angel choirs and musicians, and Biblical episodes such as the birth and youth of Jesus, the Flight into Egypt, the Slaughter of the Innocents, the Tree of Calvary, and much, much more.

  • To my mind, though, Jewish toughness of the sort that was in evidence in Entebbe, Uganda, 22 years ago, when armed Jews flew thousands of miles to rescue Jewish innocents from death, was one of the great moments in post-Holocaust Jewish history--a statement to the world that Jews will no longer sit idly by and watch themselves being oppressed.

  • To put plausibility and punch in this theoretical argument, Clinton cited Milosevic's past aggression and invoked images of slaughtered innocents.

  • For all its bogey-man shenanigans, it wants to leave you with faith in a higher order--in the possibility that even after death wrongs may be avenged, innocents protected, and the loose ends of one's life tied up.

  • One of James' trademark innocents, Catherine is acted upon by three titanic forces: her father, Dr. Sloper (Albert Finney), whose express desire to protect a daughter he considers ugly and witless takes the form of ruthless repression; her aunt, (Maggie Smith), who wishes to weave out of her niece's life a breathlessly melodramatic romance; and Morris Townsend (Ben Chaplin), the playboy who has squandered a modest inheritance and now seeks salvation in the form of this unloved, unlovely, and affluent young woman.


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