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idolatry
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Jane Eyre
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  • This, par parenthese, will be thought cool language by persons who entertain solemn doctrines about the angelic nature of children, and the duty of those charged with their education to conceive for them an idolatrous devotion: but I am not writing to flatter parental egotism, to echo cant, or prop up humbug; I am merely telling the truth.

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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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