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It was forbidden to be eaten, and seen as having powers that beat back “demons and sorcerers” as well as “misfortune.”The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like Lent, the season of Advent was a period of reflection and fasting, and items such as dairy and sugar were forbidden.
The tasteless bread was transformed into a sweet cake that included ingredients, such as dried fruit and marzipan.
Astrology and black magic are forbidden in Islam; not an obscure point and one that Monis likely knew.
So the master artist traveled to Beijing and shot in a former palace not far from the Forbidden City.
I shipped for a voyage to Japan and China, and spent several more years trying to penetrate the forbidden fastnesses of Tibet.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Though, as everybody well knew, the doctor had forbidden her to lift so much as a pin!The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Fruit-trees are clearly too scarce, though Cherries in abundance were offered for sale as we passed.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
In the community her father was the wealthiest man, having made his fortune in the growing of potatoes and fruit.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Even then the Prime Minister was with difficulty prevented from bowling during forbidden hours.
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Idioms and Phrases with forbidden fruit
Unlawful pleasure or enjoyment; illicit love. For example, After Mary moved in with John, Tom began courting her—forbidden fruit is sweet, I guess, or Smoking behind the woodshed, that's a case of forbidden fruit. This expression alludes to Adam and Eve's violation of God's commandment not to touch fruit from the tree of knowledge, which resulted in their expulsion from the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3:6). In the form forbidden fruit is sweet it appeared in numerous early English proverb collections.