Acting upon this grave consideration she rejected the idea of taking the little portrait painter into her confidence, and contented herself with holding out sundry vague and mysterious hopes of preferment to the servant girl, who received these obscure hints of dawning greatness with much veneration and respect.
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Most contemporary Hindus do not actually worship the cow; though many venerate her.
Many venerate Mother Teresa because of her life of service and sacrifice.