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revere
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Oliver Twist
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  • The poor people were so neat and clean, and knelt so reverently in prayer, that...
  • …he had whispered sweet words, which, coming from such a quarter, might well thrill the bosom of maid or matron of whatsoever degree; the historian whose pen traces these words—trusting that he knows his place, and that he entertains a becoming reverence for those upon earth to whom high and important authority is delegated—hastens to pay them that respect which their position demands, and to treat them with all that duteous ceremony which their exalted rank, and (by consequence) great…
  • ] Mr. Fang was consequently not a little indignant to see an unbidden guest enter in such irreverent disorder.

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  • Many fans revere Michael Jordan as one of the greatest basketball players of all time.
  • Richard Nixon did much to erode reverence for the presidency.

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