It was naturally disappointing to Dr. Kenn, after two years of superfluous incense from his feminine parishioners, to find them suddenly maintaining their views in opposition to his; but then they maintained them in opposition to a higher Authority, which they had venerated longer.
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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.