He had seen himself, a young and silent-mannered priest, entering a confessional swiftly, ascending the altarsteps, incensing, genuflecting, accomplishing the vague acts of the priesthood which pleased him by reason of their semblance of reality and of their distance from it.
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She is so respected, her colleagues nearly genuflect in her presence.
She genuflected and made the sign of the cross as she entered the church.