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revere
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Antigone
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  • ’Tis labor lost, to reverence the dead.
  • Yea, as I still revere the dread of Zeus, By Zeus I swear, except ye find and bring Before my presence here the very man Who carried out this lawless burial, Death for your punishment shall not suffice.
  • To reverence kith and kin can bring no shame.
  • If he honors the laws of the land, and reveres the Gods of the State Proudly his city shall stand; but a cityless outcast I rate Whoso bold in his pride from the path of right doth depart; Ne’er may I sit by his side, or share the thoughts of his heart.
  • There let her call in aid The King of Death, the one god she reveres, Or learn too late a lesson learnt at last: ’tis labor lost, to reverence the dead.

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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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