Sentence Examples with the word keep away

On receiving the accusation the king-archon by proclamation warned the accused to keep away from temples and other places forbidden to such persons.

The other custom is the use of the turndun, as the Australians call a little fish-shaped piece of wood tied to a string, and waved so as to produce a loud booming and whirring noise and keep away the profane, especially women.

Pillars like the Hermae, called Hecataea, stood, especially in Athens, at cross-roads and doorways, perhaps to keep away the spirits of evil.