History Main / BlasphemousPraise

18th Jul '17 10:19:47 AM DragonRanger
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* In Literature/TheBible, one of the Herods is struck dead for accepting such praise.
--> ...Herod, wearing his royal robes, sat on his throne and delivered a public address to the people. They shouted, “This is the voice of a god, not of a man.” Immediately, because Herod did not give praise to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.

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* In Literature/TheBible, one Literature/TheBible:
** One
of the Herods is struck dead for accepting such praise.
--> ...---> ...Herod, wearing his royal robes, sat on his throne and delivered a public address to the people. They shouted, “This is the voice of a god, not of a man.” Immediately, because Herod did not give praise to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.died.
** After Paul and Barnabas perform a miracle in a Greek city, the people mistake them for Zeus and Hermes and begin preparing sacrifices to them. The disciples are horrified when they realize what's going on.
17th Jun '17 10:26:37 AM nombretomado
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* Supporters of Brian O'Driscoll, star player and long-time captain of Ireland's national RugbyUnion team, have adopted the motto "In BOD We Trust", playing on USA's official motto "In God We Trust". This motto even became the title of O'Driscoll's biography.

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* Supporters of Brian O'Driscoll, star player and long-time captain of Ireland's national RugbyUnion UsefulNotes/RugbyUnion team, have adopted the motto "In BOD We Trust", playing on USA's official motto "In God We Trust". This motto even became the title of O'Driscoll's biography.
16th Jun '17 2:21:11 PM Lightice
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* JRRTolkien's ''[[BerenAndLuthien Lay of Leithian]]'' features a variant, where Thû (Sauron) suspects a group of orcs (actually Beren, Findrod and a troop of elves in disguise) of disloyalty, and tries to make them speak a literal blasphemous praise to Morgoth as a sort of IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten-test:

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* JRRTolkien's ''[[BerenAndLuthien Creator/JRRTolkien's ''[[Literature/BerenAndLuthien Lay of Leithian]]'' features a variant, where Thû (Sauron) suspects a group of orcs (actually Beren, Findrod and a troop of elves in disguise) of disloyalty, and tries to make them speak a literal blasphemous praise to Morgoth as a sort of IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten-test:
11th Jun '17 5:41:04 AM Lightice
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* JRRTolkien's ''BerenAndLuthien Lay of Leithian'' features a variant, where Thû (Sauron) suspects a group of orcs (actually Beren, Findrod and a troop of elves in disguise) of disloyalty, and tries to make them speak a literal blasphemous praise to Morgoth as a sort of IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten-test:

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* JRRTolkien's ''BerenAndLuthien ''[[BerenAndLuthien Lay of Leithian'' Leithian]]'' features a variant, where Thû (Sauron) suspects a group of orcs (actually Beren, Findrod and a troop of elves in disguise) of disloyalty, and tries to make them speak a literal blasphemous praise to Morgoth as a sort of IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten-test:
11th Jun '17 5:40:36 AM Lightice
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* JRRTolkien's ''BerenAndLuthien Lay of Leithian'' features a variant, where Thû (Sauron) suspects a group of orcs (actually Beren, Findrod and a troop of elves in disguise) of disloyalty, and tries to make them speak a literal blasphemous praise to Morgoth as a sort of IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten-test:
-->Whom do ye serve, Light or Mirk?
-->Who is the maker of mightiest work?
-->Who is the king of earthly kings,
-->the greatest giver of gold and rings?
-->Who is the master of the wide earth?
-->Who despoiled them of their mirth,
-->the greedy Gods! Repeat your vows,
-->Orcs of Bauglir! Do not bend your brows!
-->Death to light, to law, to love!
-->Cursed be moon and stars above!
-->May darkness everlasting old
-->that waits outside in surges cold
-->drown Manwë, Varda, and the sun!
-->May all in hatred be begun
-->and all in evil ended be,
-->in the moaning of the endless Sea!’
6th Apr '17 1:15:24 PM Laevatein
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** Gary Hocking, who played for the cats at the same time as Ablett, recieved the nickname "Buddha".
15th Jan '17 11:55:05 AM WaterBlap
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* Myth/GreekMythology:

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* Myth/GreekMythology:Myth/ClassicalMythology:
5th Dec '16 8:03:14 AM LondonKdS
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Any time a character praising someone(s) or something(s) else favorably to a given deity.

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Any time a A character praising praises someone(s) or something(s) else by comparing them favorably to a given deity.
2nd Oct '16 9:20:12 PM Gideoncrawle
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'''William:''' Then [[YouAreWorthHell may I burn in hell]].

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'''William:''' Then [[YouAreWorthHell may I burn in hell]].hell.
10th Aug '16 7:34:32 PM PaulA
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->'''Wat:''' And your love? Have you proven that yet?
->'''William:''' Wat, you remember church as a boy. The fear, the passion. That's what she makes me feel. And for that, I say my rosary to Jocelyn and no one else.
->'''Wat:''' William, that's blasphemous.
->'''William:''' Then [[YouAreWorthHell may I burn in hell]].
-->- ''Film/AKnightsTale''

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->'''Wat:''' And your love? Have you proven that yet?
->'''William:'''
yet?\\
'''William:'''
Wat, you remember church as a boy. The fear, the passion. That's what she makes me feel. And for that, I say my rosary to Jocelyn and no one else.
->'''Wat:'''
else.\\
'''Wat:'''
William, that's blasphemous.
->'''William:'''
blasphemous.\\
'''William:'''
Then [[YouAreWorthHell may I burn in hell]].
-->- -->-- ''Film/AKnightsTale''



* The AsianSaga novel ''Tai-Pan'' has one character tell the Tai-pan that she "worships" him. Since he's a devout (if unconventional,) Christian, he tells her not to say such things.

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* The AsianSaga novel ''Tai-Pan'' ''Literature/TaiPan'' has one character tell the Tai-pan that she "worships" him. Since he's a devout (if unconventional,) unconventional) Christian, he tells her not to say such things.
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