01. Jerusalem is a city which is [sacred] to Christians, Muslims, and Jews.
02. The eagle is a [sacred] animal in many North American Indian cultures.
03. The explorers died mysteriously after entering the [sacred] tombs of the ancient Pharaohs.
04. Visitors are asked to remove their hats and shoes when entering the [sacred] spaces of the mosque.
05. Stonehenge is believed to have been a [sacred] site for the people who lived in England hundreds of years ago.
06. Cows are considered [sacred] in the Hindu religion, and there are many cows wandering the streets in India.
07. Thousands of Muslims make a [sacred] pilgrimage to the Islamic holy city of Mecca every year.
08. Eugene Debs once observed that the rights of one are as [sacred] as the rights of a million.
09. Poet Walt Whitman once wrote that if anything is [sacred], the human body is [sacred].
10. In writing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson originally wrote, "We hold these truths to be [sacred] and undeniable; that all men are created equal."
11. Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote that commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are [sacred].
12. Paula Gunn Allen once wrote that for the American Indian, the ability of all creatures to share in the process of ongoing creation makes all things [sacred].
13. Religious rites develop as rules of conduct prescribing how people are expected to act in the presence of the [sacred].
14. In Christianity, [sacred] objects include the cross, the Bible and holy water.
15. I have no religion, so for me, a [sacred] site is not a church or a place of some holy person, but the forest or some beautiful natural site.
16. The ancient Egyptians believed that cats were [sacred] animals.
17. The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem is one of the few shrines in the world simultaneously [sacred] to three religions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
18. In Tuscany, olive oil and bread are [sacred] gifts, and it is a grave sin to waste either of them.
19. The head is considered a [sacred] part of the body in India, and should not be touched by other people.
20. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are all based on the belief in one God, and respect for [sacred] books that record God's teachings.
21. The words of the Koran, the [sacred] book of Islam, were collected together during the lifetime of Muhammad.
22. The most ancient [sacred] texts of the Hindu religion are written in Sanskrit, and are called the Vedas.
23. Musical innovations in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries strongly affected the previously conservative category of [sacred] music.
24. During the sixteenth century, expressions of religious sentiment achieved a passionate intensity in the [sacred] music of Spain.

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