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She was buried in hallowed ground.
  of something declared or believed to be holy


widely respected and revered over time
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hallowed hallow
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  • She was buried in hallowed ground.
  • The hallowed halls of this great university.
  • By September [the house] was a corpse, void of emotion, and scarcely hallowed by the memories of thirty years of happiness.
    Forster, E. M.  --  Howards End
  • Standing, for the most part, on the hallowed precincts of the quarter-deck, they were careful not to speak or rustle their feet.
    Melville, Herman  --  Moby Dick I-LXVII

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  • - lest her sweet soul, amid its hallowed mirth, "Should catch the note, as it doth float - up from the damned Earth."
    Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Shall disturb this hallowed house.
    Shakespeare, William  --  A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name ... I thought the words.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that this nation might live. ... But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate. . .we cannot consecrate. . . we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract.
    Abraham Lincoln  --  Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address
  • We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of Now.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  I Have a Dream
  • "Forgive him, oh hallowed Aspirant," Tristas intones, blue eyes sparkling.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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  • They say the grounds are seriously hallowed.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • My Darling Husband, I figured this was the perfect place—these hallowed halls of learning!
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • The reason I couldn’t quit was that working at Smart Aid as your first job had long been a hallowed family tradition.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Through three arched windows, dawn sends a sheaf of hallowed golden rays.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • That was the plan of the hallowed vestrymen should a black foot cross the threshold.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Most people have not done so since World War I, which, as Ernest Hemingway and Paul Fussell have written, made such words as glory, honor, courage, hallow, sacrifice, valor, and sacred vaguely embarrassing if not mock-heroic.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name——
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • We find it useful to inhabit hallowed ground.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • The Indoc boys, not yet qualified even to join the hallowed ranks of the BUD/S students, were banished to the beach out behind the compound.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • My palms need to feel the heat of a hallowed flame whose blessing I bring to my eyes and forehead.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • What to him the sanctity of the star which the Son of God has hallowed as his own emblem?
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • "Because this is hallowed ground," said Maryse.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • Standing, for the most part, on the hallowed precincts of the quarter-deck, they were careful not to speak or rustle their feet.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Never before had a reference of his to Shakespeare’s hallowed Hamlet been ignored and trampled upon with such rude indifference.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • ’Our Father who art in heaven hallowed be Thy name.’
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • He sailed away, you know, to hallowed Pylos and old Lakedaimon for news about his father.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • He cannot be entombed with us, as he is human, but a hallowed alcove has been set aside for him.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • The once hallowed act of Hieros Gamos—the natural sexual union between man and woman through which each became spiritually whole—had been recast as a shameful act.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • I spoke with a mentor and great friend, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Fenzel, who had just been named deputy brigade commander of the hallowed 1st Brigade of the 82nd Airborne Division.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Dear Doctor Manette, always knowing this, always seeing her and you with this hallowed light about you, I have forborne, and forborne, as long as it was in the nature of man to do it.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • He glanced up at her, from under his forehead-a cold glance, while his muscles creased into a semi-smile, as if in cynical breach of some hallowed restraint.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Victory celebrations for most of us, a hallowed death for a few.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • From the other room, on the rise now: . in hallowed earth!
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • By day, he’d work the hallowed corridors of higher education.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Such critics also pointed out that, thanks to the commercialization of Everest, the once hallowed peak has now even been dragged into the swamp of American jurisprudence.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Did they forsooth award him special grace, And as some benefactor bury him, Who came to fire their hallowed sanctuaries, To sack their shrines, to desolate their land, And scout their ordinances?
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • Abstract words such as glory, honor, courage, or hallow were obscene beside the concrete names of villages, the numbers of roads, the names of rivers, the numbers of regiments and the dates.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • It took the thing in the block, honored, venerated, hallowed the sacrifice at need, but did not analyze the sufferings, and felt but moderate pity for them.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • It was Patrick Pen-hallow.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • Every morning he hallowed himself anew in the presence of some holy image or mystery.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • With us there is great justice, because that war is just which is necessary, and arms are hallowed when there is no other hope but in them.
    Nicolo Machiavelli  --  The Prince
  • Then the Suffragan let fill a great vessel with water, and when he had hallowed it he then confessed clean Sir Palomides, and Sir Tristram and Sir Galleron were his godfathers.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • This holy place, established in 1869, was dedicated to the spirits of all the Japanese who had died in wars against foreign powers, and could be thought roughly analogous, in terms of its symbolism for the nation, to the Arlington National Cemetery — with the difference that souls, not bodies, were hallowed there.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • Farewell he bade to his free people, hearth and high-seat, and the hallowed places, where long he had feasted ere the light faded.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • She hesitated, looking around at the men and women, wondering if she should cultivate a persona like most of the other people who applied for judicial positions-and who’d come through the hallowed ranks of the prosecutorial office-or if she should be herself and allow the petticoat hem of her public defender background to peek out.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Intellectually, he knew the room was so large that the Statue of Liberty could stand comfortably inside it, but somehow the Rotunda always felt larger and more hallowed than he anticipated, as if there were spirits in the air.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • "Our Father, Who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come, Thy — "Thy will be d Rufus went on, alone; then waited, disconcerted.
    James Agee  --  A Death in the Family
  • But, if the spirits of the Dead ever come back to earth, to visit spots hallowed by the love—the love beyond the grave—of those whom they knew in life, I believe that the shade of Agnes sometimes hovers round that solemn nook.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • Everything was hallowed by the haze of his own youth.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • He must have asked the obvious question, and that was when she broke the hallowed rule.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
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