Sentence Examples with the word sanctum

Now, had Tashtego perished in that head, it had been a very precious perishing; smothered in the very whitest and daintiest of fragrant spermaceti; coffined, hearsed, and tombed in the secret inner chamber and sanctum sanctorum of the whale.

He had no right to invade the privacy of her bedroom either, in spite of having been invited into its sanctum on his previous visit.