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used in David Copperfield

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regard with feelings of respect and reverence
  • he had a profound veneration for my abilities
    Chapters 10-12 (29% in)
veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
  • Therefore I gave him one of my three bright shillings, which he received with much humility and veneration, and spun up with his thumb, directly afterwards, to try the goodness of.
    Chapters 4-6 (57% in)
  • He always sat in a particular corner, on a particular stool, which was called 'Dick', after him; here he would sit, with his grey head bent forward, attentively listening to whatever might be going on, with a profound veneration for the learning he had never been able to acquire.
    Chapters 16-18 (58% in)
  • This veneration Mr. Dick extended to the Doctor, whom he thought the most subtle and accomplished philosopher of any age.
    Chapters 16-18 (58% in)
  • When the day arrived, my very carpet-bag was an object of veneration to the stipendiary clerks, to whom the house at Norwood was a sacred mystery.
    Chapters 25-27 (49% in)
  • She was so devoted, she had such a quick perception of what it would be well to say, and what it would be well to leave unsaid; she was so forgetful of herself, and so regardful of the sorrow about her, that I held her in a sort of veneration.
    Chapters 31-33 (29% in)
  • But, as I have recorded in the narrative of my school days, his veneration for the Doctor was unbounded; and there is a subtlety of perception in real attachment, even when it is borne towards man by one of the lower animals, which leaves the highest intellect behind.
    Chapters 40-42 (94% in)
  • 'There is great need,' she answered, in the same way, 'that I should open my whole heart before the soul of generosity and truth, whom, year by year, and day by day, I have loved and venerated more and more, as Heaven knows!'
    Chapters 43-45 (86% in)
  • 'I hold it — I have always held it — in veneration.'
    Chapters 58-60 (92% in)

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