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577 example sentences with pollutes

SIR:It is with feelings of indignation and scorn that I proceed once more to pollute my pen with the chronicles of a mercenary rabble.

The rumor spread among the Sepoys that there was a trick played upon them,that this was but a device to pollute them and destroy their caste, and the first step toward a general and forcible conversion of the soldiers to Christianity.

No particle of waste is allowed to pollute the waters.

Flatter his humour for my brother's safety, But I protest I'll dwell among the dead, Ere I pollute my sacred nuptial bed.

Moreover, synthetic chemicals are very harmful and pollute the environment.

The poor, indeed, are insensible of many little vexations, which sometimes imbitter the possessions, and pollute the enjoyments, of the rich.

"Red serpents shall wander o'er her meadows, and pillage, and pollute," &c.

Apart therefore from the questions of Armenia and Arabia, the dishonesty and hypocrisy that pollute the peace terms require to be instantaneously removed.

His very shadow pollutes us.

Only with speeches fair She woos the gentle air To hide her guilty front with innocent snow; And on her naked shame, Pollute with sinful blame, The saintly veil of maiden white to throw; Confounded that her maker's eyes Should look so near upon her foul deformities.

Only with speeches fair She woos the gentle air To hide her guilty front with innocent snow, And on her naked shame, Pollute with sinful blame, The saintly veil of maiden white to throw, Confounded that her Maker's eyes Should look so near upon her foul deformities.

The dungeons were never empty; the streets of almost every village echoed daily with a lash; the life of a woman, whose mild and Christian spirit no cruelty could imbitter, had been sacrificed; and more innocent blood was yet to pollute the hands that were so often raised in prayer.

They pollute the tea-table by plates piled with large slices of Cheshire cheese, which mingles its less grateful odours with the fragrance of the tea.'

The combustion of fuel, the respiration of men and animals, the exhalations from their bodies, the noxious gases and effluvia of the various industries, together with the changes of fermentation and decomposition to which all organized matter is liable,all tend to pollute the atmosphere.

Those conquerors were contented with conquest and its political results,namely, the enslavement and spoliation of the people; they did not pollute the sacred places like the Syrian persecutor.

Are you Christian monks, or heathen devils, To pollute this convent with your revels?

Let not earth's kings pollute the work

The nation was of a sudden deprived of all exterior exercise of its religion: the altars were despoiled of their ornaments: the crosses, the relics, the images, the statues of the saints, were laid on the ground; and, as if the air itself were profaned, and might pollute them by its contact, the priests carefully covered them up, even from their own approach and veneration.

80 The mouse destroyed by my pursuit, No longer shall your feasts pollute; Nor rats, from nightly ambuscade, With wasteful teeth your stores invade.'

If they give him back this spirit untruthful, they pollute the commandment of the Lord, and become robbers."

But now nor prince nor priest doth her maintayne, But suffer her prophaned for to bee 566 Of the base vulgar, that with hands uncleane Dares to pollute her hidden mysterie; And treadeth under foote hir holie things, Which was the care of kesars* and of kings.

The day was now past, he insisted, for mercy, after last night's deed of horror; and she should no longer pollute the Court with her presence.

Here oft the Naiads, as they chanced to play Near the dread Fane on THOR'S returning day, Saw from red altars streams of guiltless blood Stain their green reed-beds, and pollute their flood; 105 Heard dying babes in wicker prisons wail, And shrieks of matrons thrill the affrighted Gale; While from dark caves infernal Echoes mock, And Fiends triumphant shout from every rock!

render unclean &c adj.; dirt, dirty; daub, blot, blur, smudge, smutch^, soil, smoke, tarnish, slaver, spot, smear; smirch; begrease^; dabble, drabble^, draggle, daggle^; spatter, slubber; besmear &c, bemire, beslime^, begrime, befoul; splash, stain, distain^, maculate, sully, pollute, defile, debase, contaminate, taint, leaven; corrupt &c (injure) 659; cover with dust &c n.; drabble in the mud^; roil.

[Render less good] deteriorate; weaken &c 160; put back, set back; taint, infect, contaminate, poison, empoison^, envenom, canker, corrupt, exulcerate^, pollute, vitiate, inquinate^; debase, embase^; denaturalize, denature, leaven; deflower, debauch, defile, deprave, degrade; ulcerate; stain &c (dirt) 653; discolor; alloy, adulterate, sophisticate, tamper with, prejudice.

Though they never expound the scripture, they handle it much, and pollute the gospel with two things, their conversation and their thumbs.

He pollutes it with his lips oftener than a hypocrite.

Inchiquin, they said, had been their most bitter enemy; he had made it his delight to shed the blood of Irishmen, and to pollute and destroy their altars.

Nay, so much stress did the Romans lay on maintaining this primitive state of the appetite undisturbed, that any prelusions with either jentaculum or prandium were said, by a very strong phrase indeed, polluere famem, to pollute the sanctity of the appetite.

'Tis so, still hath been, and ever will be, Nihil est ab omni parte beatum, "There's no perfection is so absolute, That some impurity doth not pollute."

Every ripple of Lesbia's silvery laughter, every deep tone of Montesma's voice, from the cabin below, sent a pang to his jealous soul; and yet he had to smile, and to order more champagne cup, and to be lavish of his best cigars, albeit insisting that his friends should smoke their cigars in the bows well to leeward, so that no foul breathings of tobacco should pollute his Cleopatra galley.

'You shall not pollute her with your touch,' he cried; 'you have poisoned her mind already.

So Heywood in The English Traveller, iii. 1, "Pollute the Nuptiall bed with Michall [i.e. mechal] sinne."

We resta dream has power to poison sleep; We riseone wandering thought pollutes the day; We feel, conceive or reason, laugh or weep; Embrace fond woe, or cast our cares away.

Do not think that you can pollute the ground" "Bartholomew!"

But I will take another opportunity to speak about the Leontine and the Campanian district; where he has stolen lands from the republic to pollute them with most infamous owners.

When not a stain pollutes it.

Who cannot know from reason, that an unchaste and lascivious principle in the world of spirits, is impure and unclean, and thus that nothing more pollutes and defiles a man, and induces in him an infernal principle?

a swarm of harpies intervene, To ravage, mangle, and pollute the scene!

As well might they pollute its altars with swine's flesh or make their sons pass through the fire to Moloch.]

The same perversion of the representative principle pollutes the composition of the colleges of electors of President and Vice President of the United States, and every department of the government of the Union is thus tainted at its source by the gangrene of slavery.

The same perversion of the representative principle pollutes the composition of the colleges of electors of President and Vice President of the United States, and every department of the government of the Union is thus tainted at its source by the gangrene of slavery.

We speak not now of those, who amidst the monuments of oppression are engaged in the sacred vocation; who, as ministers of the Gospel, can "prophesy smooth things" to such as pollute the altar of Jehovah with human sacrifices; nay, who themselves bind the victim and kindle the sacrifice.

That which can only do what it has always done, pollute and degrade, must not be employed to purify and elevate.

The same perversion of the representative principle pollutes the composition of the colleges of electors of President and Vice President of the United States, and every department of the government of the Union is thus tainted at its source by the gangrene of slavery.

As well might they pollute its altars with swine's flesh or make their sons pass through the fire to Moloch.]

The same perversion of the representative principle pollutes the composition of the colleges of electors of President and Vice President of the United States, and every department of the government of the Union is thus tainted at its source by the gangrene of slavery.

The same perversion of the representative principle pollutes the composition of the colleges of electors of President and Vice President of the United States, and every department of the government of the Union is thus tainted at its source by the gangrene of slavery.

We speak not now of those, who amidst the monuments of oppression are engaged in the sacred vocation; who, as ministers of the Gospel, can "prophesy smooth things" to such as pollute the altar of Jehovah with human sacrifices; nay, who themselves bind the victim and kindle the sacrifice.

That which can only do what it has always done, pollute and degrade, must not be employed to purify and elevate.

The same perversion of the representative principle pollutes the composition of the colleges of electors of President and Vice President of the United States, and every department of the government of the Union is thus tainted at its source by the gangrene of slavery.

Behold them on the most friendly termsor striving to be sowith people in high places, who are but too often revelling in crimes, with the very name of which they would scorn even to pollute their lips; and I would ask, did such a monstrous absurdity ever enter into any one's head as to doubt from these amicable relations whether the Government of this country or its agents repudiated such abomination of abominations?

to beneficence which pollutes its gifts with contumely, and may be truly said to pander to pride?

But there is a stain upon your glory; slavery, in its most abject and revolting form, pollutes your soil; the wailings of slaves mingle with your songs of liberty; and the clank of their chains is heard, in horrid discord with the chorus of your triumphs.

Said that he was the officer, and that as the rank-and-file were not allowed to pollute the same atmosphere, thought I should score.

If women had a voice in the making of the laws, how long would the dram-shop and low groggery send out their liquid poison to pollute civilized lands?

Within the four walls where the stir and glare of the world are shut out, and every voice is subdued,where a human being lies prostrate, thrown on the tender mercies of his fellow,the moral relation of man to man is reduced to its utmost clearness and simplicity: bigotry cannot confuse it, theory cannot pervert it, passion, awed into quiescence, can neither pollute nor perturb it.

56:6-8] And the foreigners who join themselves to Jehovah to minister to him, And to love the name of Jehovah, to be his servants, Every one who keeps the sabbath so as not to pollute it and faithfully abides by my covenant Them will I bring to my holy mountain and make joyful in my house of prayer; Their burnt-offerings and sacrifices will be accepted upon my altar; For my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples.

The unholy filth I write fouls the minds and pollutes the imaginations of my readers.

May the detestable commerce in human flesh, which the Negroes abhor, and the Moors desire, cease to pollute these shores!

No locust horde of personally-conducted "trippers" pollutes its ways and byways, nor has the khansamah of the dรขk bungalow as yet felt constrained to add sauerkraut and German sausage to his bill of farefor which Allah be praised!

As we passed through the village we saw the inhabitants crowding round the still unburied corpse of the injured father, and our thoughts were painfully diverted from a contemplation of the richness and plenty which Providence had vouchsafed to this fertile spot, to a mournful consideration of the wild passions of man, who pollutes the earth with the blood of his fellow-creature.

Ellis (I., 109) relates that "The men were allowed to eat the flesh of the pig, and of fowls, and a variety of fish, cocoanuts, and plantains, and whatever was presented as an offering to the gods; these the females, on pain of death, were forbidden to touch, as it was supposed they would pollute them.

'Tis not fit that the mortal hulk of a damned soul should pollute the saintliness of mine own abode.

she said loudly, "do not pollute that sacred name by letting it pass through thy lips.

And for our daily infirmities and escapes, whereby we pollute ourselves, his blood "is a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness," Zech.

When they arrived at the drawbridge, great sheets of copper were spread before them, and they crossed upon those; for wood is sacred to their adored Element, and the touch of "them on whose shoulders the dead doth ride" would pollute it.

The pleasures of sacrilege were unravelled from the skein of this idea, but these were debatable sacrileges, in any case, and hardly serious, since he really loved these objects and did not pollute them by misuse.

Men whose painted pets pollute the very air that such as Beulah Sands must breathe.

Sometimes the latter stream quite pollutes the former, sometimes they flow side by side, perfectly distinguishable, as in Aztec ethical piety, compared with the bloody Aztec ritualism.

The instant Mr. Friend made the discovery, he refused to pollute his hands with moneys so obtained, and declined all further agency in the matter.

"Never stirr'd he from his chamber; With no friends would he converse, Lest the breath of his dishonor Should pollute them with its curse.

Thou shalt not so much as set A foot upon my threshold, to pollute My humble dwelling!

An opportunity to feel, see, and hear that which is most aesthetically pleasing, without interference from those who would pollute or detract from that option."

Some environmental groups say that tuna farms use too much fish as food for the tuna, and that the farms pollute the water (make the water dirty).

Higher grades of coal burn more cleanly than lower grades, although they still pollute more than other fuels.

According to Zeglin, if it wasn't for soil microbes, anything extra could leach out of the soil and pollute groundwater, streams, rivers and lakes.

If we can not burn wood then the elites should not be able to fly their precious private jets which pollute way more than burning some logs.

Moreover, any materials that are improperly disposed of would ultimately end up in the ground, rivers, and oceans to pollute the planet.

Offsets are NOT a license to pollute or to go about your life as it is now with zero changes whatsoever.

"The oil industry pollutes significantly," he said, when asked why he would make the shift.

They can drive, but that will clog up the streets and surroundings freeways with traffic, pollute the air and spew planet-warming carbon emissions into the atmosphere.

They should not be erected in places where their runoff can pollute rivers like the Wye.

Avinand said, โ€ To keep the environment clean and pollute free I wanted to set an example for others also how nice and healthy it is to ride a horse than ride a bike or drive a car.

But even if a product is safe for your health and for your kids, if it pollutes the environment when being manufactured, and later disposed of, thatโ€™s another good reason to make a switch.

For example, the government is proposing exempting the oil sands, which will continue to pollute.

It appears it is now to pollute Canadian marine waters with petroleum (see below).

Mr. Speaker, this government will not allow MMT to prevent the Canadian automotive industry from designing vehicles that do not pollute nearly as much.

Anything can pollute our land.

A person, as is she, pollutes the public airwaves by her presence.

NBASGA also intends to document for the court the fact that shale gas development elsewhere has been shown to pollute groundwater, water wells and surface water that are some distance from actual drill sites.

Oh, fool! vilereptile! atheist!" they cried, "you pollute the air."

Operating a typical gas-powered lawnmower for one hour pollutes as much as driving a car for 560 kilometres.

The impact of this activity is significant, because cattle waste can pollute the water system nearby, and the soil conditions can be negatively affected.

This government continues to pollute and degrade the Yukon River.

We are also proposing that we make sure that those who purposely pollute our ocean waters and are responsible for the deaths of our marine life are brought to justice.

We have to breathe air that is out there so why would we go and pollute it.

We learned about the process of making a cotton t-shirt and how making our clothing uses large quantities of water and heavily pollutes water.

We will not use the body which God has given us in ways that would morally pollute it.

With regular use, your room and home will carry a rich sweet scent that is not artificial in nature and does not pollute the air with artificial chemicals.