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consecrate
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  • Consecrate your existence to the recollection of James Steerforth’s tenderness — he would have made you his serving-man’s wife, would he not?

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  • The priest consecrated the chapel.
  • But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate — we can not consecrate — we can not hallow — this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
    Abraham Lincoln

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