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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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  • Peter Ivanovich continued to make the sign of the cross slightly inclining his head in an intermediate direction between the coffin, the Reader, and the icons on the table in a corner of the room.
  • One day a lady acquaintance mentioned a cure effected by a wonder-working icon.

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as in: computer icon Define
a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) used to indicate a concept -- such as a symbol on the computer screen that will run a program when clicked
as in: pop culture icon Define
someone or something famous that represents something in a culture -- typically greatly admired
as in: holy icon Define
a religious artwork -- typically a painting of one or more religious figures -- often treated as a sacred item
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