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idolatry
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Moby Dick
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  • It is out of the idolatrous dotings of the old Egyptians upon broiled ibis and roasted river horse, that you see the mummies of those creatures in their huge bake-houses the pyramids.

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  • Her admiration borders on idolatry.
  • Withdraw from the idolatry of the superfluous!
    Nietzsche, Friedrich  --  Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book For All And None

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