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venerable
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Those venerable and feeble persons were always seen by the public in the act of bowing, and were popularly believed, when they had bowed a customer out, still to keep on bowing in the empty office until they bowed another customer in.

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  • They looked to the venerable old woman for advice.
  • Many were surprised that a venerable institution like Bear Stearns could so rapidly go out of business.

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