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General Crossword Questions for “oath”

  • Swear-word
  • Solemn promise
  • Solemn pledge
  • Swearword
  • Sworn promise
  • Courtroom promise
  • Swear word
  • Profanity
  • A vow taken in the boathouse
  • Curse that's old hat, possibly
  • Coat hook left by chef and taken by 5?
  • Curse unwilling student for dropping off
  • Bond given part in "Othello", a thankless task
  • A promise is sometimes made on it
  • Not initially unwilling to curse
  • Language of goatherds?
  • Promise of love at hotel
  • A hot temper, dammit!
  • Swear word used during set-to at home
  • Promise a hot shower
  • Imprecation
  • Goatherd keeps promise
  • Sworn statement
  • Vow to hate, without going to extremes
  • Vow, sworn word
  • Curse
  • Promise - curse
  • Curse - sworn statement

Encyclopedia

  • The Hippocratic Oath is an oath historically taken by doctors swearing to practice medicine ethically. Classical scholar Ludwig Edelstein proposed that the oath was written by Pythagoreans, a theory that has been questioned due to the lack of evidence for a school of. — “Hippocratic Oath - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • An oath (from Anglo-Saxon āð, also called plight) is either a statement of fact or a promise calling upon something or someone that the oath maker considers sacred, usually God, as a witness to the binding nature of the promise or the truth of the statement of fact. — “Oath - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • An oath of office is an oath or affirmation a person takes before undertaking the duties of an office, usually a position in government or within a religious body, although such oaths are sometimes required of officers of other organizations. — “Oath of office - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Let us make oath upon the honour of our motherland that should any of us be seized by an unjust tribunal, intending against us one of those acts termed of political expediency–which are, in effect, but acts of despotism–let us swear, I say, to give a full expression to the strength that is in us and do that in self-defence which nature, courage, and despair dictate to us." — “Sacaramouche” by Rafael Sabatini
  • He assembled them at his inn, and gave them a supper on condition that each took an oath to relate his history faithfully, promising to choose him who appeared to be most justly discontented with his state, and to bestow some presents upon the rest. — “Candide” by Voltaire
  • "Swear to me, then, by the God that made you, that you will never henceforth follow after me to torment me with your hellish threatening looks; swear that you will never again come into my presence without being invited. Will you take an oath to this effect?" — “The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner” by James Hogg
  • Dantes said, "I wish to die," and had chosen the manner of his death, and fearful of changing his mind, he had taken an oath to die. "When my morning and evening meals are brought," thought he, "I will cast them out of the window, and they will think that I have eaten them." — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • Of this, old friend, thou hast had proof; my oath I have fulfilled and brought thee back the maids Alive and nothing harmed for all those threats. — “Oedipus the King” by Sophocles
  • 'Yes, Father, Yes! 'Tis with justice that I reproach you. Oh! where are your promises? My Noviciate is not expired, and yet will you compell me to quit the Monastery? Can you have the heart to drive me from you? And have I not received your solemn oath to the contrary?' — “The Monk” by Matthew Lewis

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