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invocation -- as in: the minister's invocation
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Romeo and Juliet
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  • This cannot anger him: ’twould anger him To raise a spirit in his mistress’ circle, Of some strange nature, letting it there stand Till she had laid it, and conjur’d it down; That were some spite: my invocation Is fair and honest, and, in his mistress’ name, I conjure only but to raise up him.

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  • Any invocations must be done so they do not advance any particular faith or belief.
  • The Supreme Court held that a religious invocation is allowed because it has a secular purpose; i.e., to solemnize the event .

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