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  • The arms at attention, the eyes ever lowered, a venerating bend to his head.   (source)
    venerating = regarding with feelings of respect and reverence
  • Never before, Siddhartha had venerated a person so much, never before he had loved a person as much as this one.   (source)
    venerated = regarded with feelings of respect and reverence
  • ...he venerated Big Brother,   (source)
  • Cockily, he walked close before he recognized Tom; and when he did, his boasting face changed, and admiration and veneration shone in his eyes, and his swagger fell away.   (source)
    veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
  • Professor Emerson Sillerton was a thorn in the side of Newport society; and a thorn that could not be plucked out, for it grew on a ... venerated family tree.   (source)
    venerated = regarded with feelings of respect and reverence
  • Uncle Pio had long since communicated to Camila his veneration for great poets and Camila never questioned the view that they were a little above the kings and not below the saints.   (source)
    veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
  • the same enthusiasm and veneration which make clever and pretty women of the middle classes fall victims to the physical and intellectual charms of a duchess, even though she be ugly and a fool.   (source)
  • With the greatest respect... and... and veneration.   (source)
  • after they have both kneeled three times with the utmost veneration,   (source)
  • Passepartout started off forthwith, and found himself in the streets of Allahabad, that is, the City of God, one of the most venerated in India,   (source)
    venerated = regarded with feelings of reverence
  • It is inconceivable, the agony with which this public veneration tortured him.   (source)
    veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
  • I deeply venerated my cousin's talent and principle.   (source)
    venerated = regarded with feelings of respect and reverence
  • what feeling except veneration could such a man as my father evoke?   (source)
    veneration = respect and reverence
  • he leaned on her young trust and veneration, he liked to draw forth her fresh interest in listening, as a means of encouragement to himself   (source)
    veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
  • I particularly venerated Mr. Wopsle   (source)
    venerated = regarded with feelings of respect and reverence
  • Everywhere the name of M. Madeleine was pronounced with veneration.   (source)
    veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
  • ...you would say--"This man had no self-esteem, and no veneration."   (source)
  • At this time she had a cult for Mary Stuart and enthusiastic veneration for illustrious or unhappy women.   (source)
  • "My mother," said St. Clare, getting up and walking to a picture at the end of the room, and gazing upward with a face fervent with veneration, "she was divine!"   (source)
  • A fortunate chance had recommended him to Lady Catherine de Bourgh when the living of Hunsford was vacant; and the respect which he felt for her high rank, and his veneration for her as his patroness, mingling with a very good opinion of himself, of his authority as a clergyman, and his right as a rector, made him altogether a mixture of pride and obsequiousness, self-importance and humility.   (source)
  • Pope Leo ... will make it still greater and more venerated by his goodness and infinite other virtues.   (source)
    venerated = regarded with feelings of respect and reverence
  • My instinct was to worship, to venerate.†   (source)
  • This was the reason for the veneration of the Torah and the exacting care used when making new copies of it-informational hygiene.†   (source)
  • It had that venerated old college feeling, with a high ceiling and slender windows and wood paneling on everything.†   (source)
  • Clara was the one in whom she confided her most subtle feelings, and to her she consecrated her enormous capacity for sacrifice and veneration.†   (source)
  • The Magna Carta, the Petition of Rights and the Bill of Rights, are documents which are held in veneration by democrats throughout the world.†   (source)
  • Now, in my fiftieth year, I venerate the sight of the abdomen or chest laid open.†   (source)
  • That lady herself, as sister-in-law of Jerome Hardwick and a descendant of an excellent New England family, he regarded with absolute veneration, quite too serious and profound for anything so assured as mere admiration.†   (source)
  • They had learned (often the hard way) that the Marines venerated the rifle.†   (source)
  • Once I stood here at the corner of Zeus's temple, venerated by all!†   (source)
  • Our parish had been chosen as the U.S. location for the heart's veneration; thousands of Catholics from the Northeast were expected to view the organ.†   (source)
  • There must be decency and respect, and veneration introduced for persons of authority of every rank, or we are undone.†   (source)
  • I saw, I touched, I wooed, rarely was the answer No. The honour of my place, the veneration I Received in the eye of man or woman Prospered my suit and Played havoc with my sleeping hours.†   (source)
  • Fortunately, my mother went on to live a productive and venerated life until her death at ninety-five years old.†   (source)
  • It was an imperfect system of reparation and indemnity, but it was a secret and highly venerated law of the Corps.†   (source)
  • It was all bound up in her Polish Catholicism, in which veneration of a father seemed appropriate and necessary anyway.†   (source)
  • It was hard to believe that so young a soldier-little more than a boycould be in charge of whole armies and that his men obeyed him and looked up to him with veneration.†   (source)
  • The roar that went up from the crowd in St. Peter's Square was like none the camerlegno had ever heard-crying, screaming, chanting, praying . . . a mix of veneration and terror.   (source)
    veneration = respectful acts
  • Eagerly I followed the god of my youth, the object, all my life long, of love and veneration.   (source)
    veneration = respect and reverence
  • I remember vividly another evening, when something led us to talk of Dante's veneration for Virgil.   (source)
    veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
  • a symbol behind which are massed twenty centuries of authority and veneration.   (source)
  • ...the veneration due to its sacred name and origin,   (source)
  • guilty of murder on the person of the respected and venerated Don Cesare Torlini,   (source)
    venerated = respected and revered
  • all his tribe, who hold her in singular veneration...   (source)
    veneration = position of respect and reverence
  • he had a profound veneration for my abilities   (source)
    veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
  • He is my husband's best and dearest friend, he is our children's darling, he is the object of our deepest love and veneration.   (source)
  • For forty or fifty years past, from the times of former elders, no visitors had entered that cell without feelings of the profoundest veneration.   (source)
  • She fell upon her knees, and clinging to this stroller's child looked up at her almost with veneration.   (source)
    veneration = feelings of deep respect and reverence
  • But it is a pleasure to me to admire him at a distance--and to think of his infinite superiority to all the rest of the world, with the gratitude, wonder, and veneration,   (source)
    veneration = feelings of respect and reverence
  • The domestic, unpretending merits of a person never known do not often create that kind of fervent, venerating tenderness which would prompt a visit like yours.   (source)
    venerating = regarding with feelings of respect and reverence
  • Veneration for this force beyond anything that we can comprehend is my religion.'†   (source)
  • Asherah was venerated as the consort of Yahweh.†   (source)
  • They're venerating the sacred relics while the guy's still alive.†   (source)
  • This is what makes them so dear and worthy of veneration for me: they are like me.†   (source)
  • "As you may know," Langdon said, "this Rotunda was designed as a tribute to one of Rome's most venerated mystical shrines.†   (source)
  • Da Vinci's veneration for this work, many claimed, stemmed from something far deeper: a hidden message in the layers of paint.†   (source)
  • As its name implies, the Library of Congress was established to serve Congress, whose venerated members worked across the street in the Capitol Building.†   (source)
  • The venerated Jacques Saunière had a renowned penchant for privacy and granted very few meetings; Langdon was grateful simply for the opportunity to meet him.†   (source)
  • "Originally," Langdon said, "Christianity honored the Jewish Sabbath of Saturday, but Constantine shifted it to coincide with the pagan's veneration day of the sun."†   (source)
  • Here, fifty minutes north of the city, in a picturesque town that I will call Bedley Run, I somehow enjoy an almost Oriental veneration as an elder.†   (source)
  • In the storm, as well as the smooth sea of life, her virtues were ever the object of his trust and veneration.†   (source)
  • What can you offer him in place of his peace of mind, in place of the honour and veneration of his own people?†   (source)
  • She converted to the tenets of Shiite Islam adopted the covered dress, even in the privacy of her home' (she was covered now), said her prayers at the appointed hour, venerated all the 'holy men', studied the Koran, and truly accepted her lot in life as being the will of Allah.†   (source)
  • The real wonder, to me, was the course of events that had brought this ancient relic all the way across an ocean to be venerated.†   (source)
  • Then, giving all the credit to Allah, she rose from her pallet and announced that she would make an immediate pilgrimage to the holy city of Meshed in the northeastern portion of the country, where there was an especially venerated masjed, known for its healing powers.†   (source)
  • In answer to concerns about his political creed, he expressed total attachment to and veneration for the present system of a free republican government.†   (source)
  • These are the venerated emblems of the burgeoning economy, easier to identify than the names of battlefields or dead presidents.†   (source)
  • In this city may that piety and virtue, that wisdom and magnanimity, that constancy and self-government, which adorned the great character whose name it bears, be forever held in veneration!†   (source)
  • This stone and several others [it read] have been placed in this yard by a great, great, grandson from a veneration of the piety, humility, simplicity, prudence, frugality, industry and perseverance of his ancestors in hopes of recommending an affirmation of their virtues to their posterity.†   (source)
  • The Magna Carta, the Petition of Rights, and the Bill of Rights are documents which are held in veneration by democrats throughout the world.†   (source)
  • Deeply, Govinda bowed; tears he knew nothing of, ran down his old face; like a fire burnt the feeling of the most intimate love, the humblest veneration in his heart.†   (source)
  • Because, though he had lived his entire life by the rules, though he was also looked upon with veneration by the younger monks on account of his age and his modesty, the restlessness and the searching still had not perished from his heart.†   (source)
  • Though he was near perfection and was bearing his final wound, it still seemed to him as if those childlike people were his brothers, their vanities, desires for possession, and ridiculous aspects were no longer ridiculous to him, became understandable, became lovable, even became worthy of veneration to him.†   (source)
  • While his thoughts were still dwelling on Siddhartha's wondrous words, while he was still struggling in vain and with reluctance to think away time, to imagine Nirvana and Sansara as one, while even a certain contempt for the words of his friend was fighting in him against an immense love and veneration, this happened to him: He no longer saw the face of his friend Siddhartha, instead he saw other faces, many, a long sequence, a flowing river of faces, of hundreds, of thousands, which all came and disappeared, and yet all seemed to be there simultaneously, which all constantly changed and renewed themselves, and which were still all Siddhartha.†   (source)
  • Buddhism as it is practiced in the high reaches of the Khumbu has a distinctly animistic flavor: the Sherpas venerate a tangled melange of deities and spirits who are said to inhabit the canyons, rivers, and per homage to this ensemble of peaks of the region.†   (source)
  • "Professor," the dean said, "few people realize that the Masons venerate the shape of the cube—or ashlar, as we call it—because it is a three-dimensional representation of another symbol ....a much older, two-dimensional symbol."†   (source)
  • But today I think: this stone is a stone, it is also animal, it is also god, it is also Buddha, I do not venerate and love it because it could turn into this or that, but rather because it is already and always everything— and it is this very fact, that it is a stone, that it appears to me now and today as a stone, this is why I love it and see worth and purpose in each of its veins and cavities, in the yellow, in the gray, in the hardness, in the sound it makes when I knock at it, in the dryness or wetness of its surface.†   (source)
  • Where was learning, veneration of parents, deference to the old?†   (source)
  • This word, even jesting, he pronounced with veneration.†   (source)
  • The house was changed also for us; dinkier, darker, smaller; once shiny and venerated things losing their attraction and richness and importance.†   (source)
  • Hence the veneration in headhunting communities (in New Guinea, for example) of the heads brought home from vendetta raids.†   (source)
  • Mother and child then—objects of universal veneration, and in this case the mother was famous for her beauty—might be reduced, he pondered, to a purple shadow without irreverence.†   (source)
  • Father Latour remarked that their veneration for old customs was a quality he liked in the Indians, and that it played a great part in his own religion.†   (source)
  • I listened with proper veneration to these ancient narratives, perhaps less admirable in themselves than the fact that they had been created by my blood and were being restored to me by a man of a remote empire, in the course of a desperate adventure, on a Western isle.†   (source)
  • It is true that the Limeans were given to interpolating trivial songs into the most exquisite comedies and some lachrymose effects into the austerest music; but at least they never submitted to the boredom of a misplaced veneration.†   (source)
  • These poor Christians are not thrifty like our country people at home; they have no veneration for property, no sense of material values.†   (source)
    With what a feeling, thou great man, must thou
    Receive the people's honest veneration!†   (source)
  • *h [Footnote h: This rock is become an object of veneration in the United States.†   (source)
  • Provided only that we can find him, I will pass the rest of my life in venerating him.†   (source)
  • 'I hold it — I have always held it — in veneration.'†   (source)
  • "That Tholomyes is astounding!" said the others, with veneration.†   (source)
  • How he venerates it even while resisting it!†   (source)
  • As for Toussaint, she venerated Jean Valjean, and thought everything he did right.†   (source)
  • "But you!" cried Marius with a wrath in which there was veneration, "why did you not tell it to me?†   (source)
  • Javert knew it, and held her in special veneration in consequence.†   (source)
  • Grantaire admired, loved, and venerated Enjolras.†   (source)
  • The motor car with its blinds drawn and an air of inscrutable reserve proceeded towards Piccadilly, still gazed at, still ruffling the faces on both sides of the street with the same dark breath of veneration whether for Queen, Prince, or Prime Minister nobody knew.†   (source)
  • By day we talked with pride of you and your work, and spoke your name with veneration; our nights we wasted reading the books and papers which my soul now loathes.†   (source)
  • It was, however, striking—in the best sense of the word—that precisely those rules that corresponded exactly to their overseers' economic interests enjoyed unconditional veneration, whereas rules for which said correspondence was less applicable were more likely to be winked at.†   (source)
  • Then, at last, we understood that the sort of terror in which Francoise had lived of my aunt's harsh words, her suspicions and her anger, had developed in her a sentiment which we had mistaken for hatred, and which was really veneration and love.†   (source)
  • You are venerating a mask.†   (source)
  • But it was Mme. Swann whom I wished to see, and I waited for her to go past, as deeply moved as though she were Gilberte, whose parents, saturated, like everything in her environment, with her own special charm, excited in me as keen a passion as she did herself, indeed a still more painful disturbance (since their point of contact with her was that intimate, that internal part of her life which was hidden from me), and furthermore, for I very soon learned, as we shall see in due course, that they did not like my playing with her, that feeling of veneration which we always have for those who hold, and exercise without restraint, the power to do us an injury.†   (source)
  • He was on the point of declaring that his own innocence struck him as the more exposed, but he contented himself with promising to treat the young girl with nothing less than veneration.†   (source)
  • In Miss Jemima's eyes an autograph letter of her sister, Miss Pinkerton, was an object of as deep veneration as would have been a letter from a sovereign.†   (source)
  • A few of the still older class, and who had heard the whoop in anger, were a little more presuming, pressing nigher to the chiefs, though far from presuming to mingle in their councils, sufficiently distinguished by being permitted to catch the wisdom which fell from lips so venerated.†   (source)
  • Acting upon this grave consideration she rejected the idea of taking the little portrait painter into her confidence, and contented herself with holding out sundry vague and mysterious hopes of preferment to the servant girl, who received these obscure hints of dawning greatness with much veneration and respect.†   (source)
  • Her games and spectacles are Greek inventions, dashed with blood to gratify the ferocity of her rabble; her religion, if such it may be called, is made up of contributions from the faiths of all other peoples; her most venerated gods are from Olympus—even her Mars, and, for that matter, the Jove she much magnifies.†   (source)
  • We arraign society, if it do not give us besides earth, and fire, and water, opportunity, love, reverence, and objects of veneration.†   (source)
  • The quiet but earnest manner in which this young creature prepared herself to perform the duty; the self-abandonment with which she forgot her sex's timidity and sex's shame, in order to sustain her parent at that trying moment; the loftiness of purpose with which she directed all her powers to the immense object before her, with a woman's devotion and a woman's superiority to trifles, when her affections make the appeal; and the holy calm into which her grief was compressed, rendered her, for the moment, an object of something very like awe and veneration to her companions.†   (source)
  • Accordingly, their scaly ancestors infest the island's rivers and are the subjects of special veneration.†   (source)
  • Such were the impressions of Remarkable on the subject; and such doubtless were the opinions of most of those who felt it necessary to entertain a species of religious veneration for the skill of Elnathan; but such was far from the truth.†   (source)
  • Hist may be, and should be precious to you, but Killdeer will have the love and veneration of your whole people.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • And this blessed gift of venerating love has been given to too many humble craftsmen since the world began for us to feel any surprise that it should have existed in the soul of a Methodist carpenter half a century ago, while there was yet a lingering after-glow from the time when Wesley and his fellow-labourer fed on the hips and haws of the Cornwall hedges, after exhausting limbs and lungs in carrying a divine message to the poor.†   (source)
  • The Pilgrim mounted with more deliberation, reaching, as he departed, his hand to Gurth, who kissed it with the utmost possible veneration.†   (source)
  • Uncas, however, looking in his face with the fondness and veneration of a favored child, presumed on his own high and acknowledged rank, to reply.†   (source)
  • The scars with which his visage was seamed, would, on features of a different cast, have excited the sympathy and veneration due to the marks of honourable valour; but, in the peculiar case of Front-de-Boeuf, they only added to the ferocity of his countenance, and to the dread which his presence inspired.†   (source)
  • I felt veneration for St. John — veneration so strong that its impetus thrust me at once to the point I had so long shunned.†   (source)
  • Sir James Chettam was going to dine at the Grange to-day with another gentleman whom the girls had never seen, and about whom Dorothea felt some venerating expectation.†   (source)
  • She took it, and looked attentively on the count; there was an expression on the face of her intrepid protector which commanded her veneration.†   (source)
  • "I have the greatest veneration for the cardinal," continued he, "and the most profound respect for his actions.†   (source)
  • The remainder may perhaps be applied to purposes equally valuable hereafter, or not impossibly may be worked up, so far as they go, into a regular history of Salem, should my veneration for the natal soil ever impel me to so pious a task.†   (source)
  • The son, inheriting his mother's belief, and having the deportment always before him, had lived and grown in the same faith, and now, at thirty years of age, worked for his father twelve hours a day and looked up to him with veneration on the old imaginary pinnacle.†   (source)
  • Though simple, he is an excellent man I shall never find another who has half the veneration for my orthodoxy.†   (source)
  • But my father was not a man much troubled with spiritualism; religious sentiment he had none, beyond a veneration for God, as decidedly the head of the upper classes.†   (source)
  • At the moment the door opened and the stranger came in, Pierre felt a sense of awe and veneration such as he had experienced in his boyhood at confession; he felt himself in the presence of one socially a complete stranger, yet nearer to him through the brotherhood of man.†   (source)
  • He put out both his hands and took both hers, drawing her to a seat with an air of the tenderest veneration.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Thanks to them, I've witnessed the destruction of everything I loved, cherished, and venerated—homeland, wife, children, father, and mother!†   (source)
  • In fact, the villagers, who were hot, quarreled for these seats, whose straw smelt of incense, and they leant against the thick backs, stained with the wax of candles, with a certain veneration.†   (source)
  • When Herbert came, we went and had lunch at a celebrated house which I then quite venerated, but now believe to have been the most abject superstition in Europe, and where I could not help noticing, even then, that there was much more gravy on the tablecloths and knives and waiters' clothes, than in the steaks.†   (source)
  • Sir Pitt remembered the testimonies of respect and veneration which Rebecca had paid personally to himself in early days, and was tolerably well disposed towards her.†   (source)
  • His declaration was received in silence; and though several of the chiefs, who were in the counsels of Mahtoree, turned their eyes on their leader, none presumed to oppose so aged and so venerated a brave, in a resolution that was strictly in conformity to the usages of the nation.†   (source)
  • I suppose I have a considerable organ of veneration, for I retain yet the sense of admiring awe with which my eyes traced her steps.†   (source)
  • In spite of this the old man inspired in all his visitors alike a feeling of respectful veneration—especially of an evening when he came in to tea in his old-fashioned coat and powdered wig and, aroused by anyone, told his abrupt stories of the past, or uttered yet more abrupt and scathing criticisms of the present.†   (source)
  • A new searching light had fallen on her husband's character, and she could not judge him leniently: the twenty years in which she had believed in him and venerated him by virtue of his concealments came back with particulars that made them seem an odious deceit.†   (source)
  • But Richard had, at the bottom, a great deal of veneration for the knowledge of Mohegan, especially in external wounds; and, retaining all his desire for a participation in glory, he advanced nigh the Indian, and said: "Sago, sago, Mohegan!†   (source)
  • Sometimes, Grimaud, who feared his master as he did fire, while entertaining a strong attachment to his person and a great veneration for his talents, believed he perfectly understood what he wanted, flew to execute the order received, and did precisely the contrary.†   (source)
  • But when an act of injustice is to be done, especially by weak people, it is best that it should be done quickly, and Emmy thought she was displaying a great deal of firmness and proper feeling and veneration for the late Captain Osborne in her present behaviour.†   (source)
  • Guster disappears, glad to get out of the shop, which she regards with mingled dread and veneration as a storehouse of awful implements of the great torture of the law—a place not to be entered after the gas is turned off.†   (source)
  • One thing above all the rest heightened the respect, nay almost the veneration, of Danglars for Cavalcanti.†   (source)
  • Here he paused, and looked about him, in affected veneration for the departed, but, in truth, to note the effect of his opening narrative.†   (source)
  • This veneration Mr. Dick extended to the Doctor, whom he thought the most subtle and accomplished philosopher of any age.†   (source)
  • His remote impressions of the robes and coronets, the stars and garters, that sparkle through the surface-dust of Mr. Tulkinghorn's chambers; his veneration for the mysteries presided over by that best and closest of his customers, whom all the Inns of Court, all Chancery Lane, and all the legal neighbourhood agree to hold in awe; his remembrance of Detective Mr. Bucket with his forefinger and his confidential manner, impossible to be evaded or declined, persuade him that he is a party to some dangerous secret without knowing what it is.†   (source)
  • It had been handed down from father to son; for the singular clause of the only will that had been found, had caused it to be regarded as a genuine relic, preserved in the family with superstitious veneration.†   (source)
  • So soon as the first hum of emotion and pleasure, which the sudden appearance of this venerated individual created, had a little subsided, the name of "Tamenund" was whispered from mouth to mouth.†   (source)
  • But it would be difficult to convey to those who never heard him utter the word "business," the peculiar tone of fervid veneration, of religious regard, in which he wrapped it, as a consecrated symbol is wrapped in its gold-fringed linen.†   (source)
  • The one placed its whole dependence on the exercise of a supernatural power, and was held in greater veneration than their practice could at all justify; but the other was really endowed with great skill in the ordinary complaints of the human body, and was more particularly, as Natty had intimated, "curous" in cuts and bruises."†   (source)
  • When the day arrived, my very carpet-bag was an object of veneration to the stipendiary clerks, to whom the house at Norwood was a sacred mystery.†   (source)
  • Thus he would say to George in school, "I observed on my return home from taking the indulgence of an evening's scientific conversation with my excellent friend Doctor Bulders—a true archaeologian, gentlemen, a true archaeologian—that the windows of your venerated grandfather's almost princely mansion in Russell Square were illuminated as if for the purposes of festivity.†   (source)
  • Then they seemed so familiar with French names and French authors: but my amazement reached its climax when Miss Temple asked Helen if she sometimes snatched a moment to recall the Latin her father had taught her, and taking a book from a shelf, bade her read and construe a page of Virgil; and Helen obeyed, my organ of veneration expanding at every sounding line.†   (source)
  • Rosamond thought that no one could be more in love than she was; and Lydgate thought that after all his wild mistakes and absurd credulity, he had found perfect womanhood—felt as if already breathed upon by exquisite wedded affection such as would be bestowed by an accomplished creature who venerated his high musings and momentous labors and would never interfere with them; who would create order in the home and accounts with still magic, yet keep her fingers ready to touch the lute and transform life into romance at any moment; who was instructed to the true womanly limit and not a hair's-breadth beyond—docile, therefore, and ready to carry out behests which came from that limit.†   (source)
  • It was the prevalent opinion, however, that they had been influenced by veneration for the ancient treaty, that had once made them dependent on the Six Nations for military protection, and now rendered them reluctant to encounter their former masters.†   (source)
  • Therefore I gave him one of my three bright shillings, which he received with much humility and veneration, and spun up with his thumb, directly afterwards, to try the goodness of.†   (source)
  • It appeared from the unembellished statement of David, that his own presence had been rather endured than desired; though even Magua had not been entirely exempt from that veneration with which the Indians regard those whom the Great Spirit had visited in their intellects.†   (source)
  • She was so devoted, she had such a quick perception of what it would be well to say, and what it would be well to leave unsaid; she was so forgetful of herself, and so regardful of the sorrow about her, that I held her in a sort of veneration.†   (source)
  • None but the most distinguished among the youthful warriors even presumed so far as to perform the latter ceremony, the great mass of the multitude deeming it a sufficient happiness to look upon a form so deeply venerated, and so well beloved.†   (source)
  • He always sat in a particular corner, on a particular stool, which was called 'Dick', after him; here he would sit, with his grey head bent forward, attentively listening to whatever might be going on, with a profound veneration for the learning he had never been able to acquire.†   (source)
  • But, as I have recorded in the narrative of my school days, his veneration for the Doctor was unbounded; and there is a subtlety of perception in real attachment, even when it is borne towards man by one of the lower animals, which leaves the highest intellect behind.†   (source)
  • The first close was solemn, and intended to convey the idea of veneration; the second descriptive, bordering on the alarming; and the third was the well-known and terrific war-whoop, which burst from the lips of the young warrior, like a combination of all the frightful sounds of battle.†   (source)
  • During this eulogium on the rare production of his native poets, the stranger had drawn the book from his pocket, and fitting a pair of iron-rimmed spectacles to his nose, opened the volume with a care and veneration suited to its sacred purposes.†   (source)
  • 'There is great need,' she answered, in the same way, 'that I should open my whole heart before the soul of generosity and truth, whom, year by year, and day by day, I have loved and venerated more and more, as Heaven knows!'†   (source)
  • Be false to the most imperious souvenirs, to all those solemn vows to himself, to the most sacred duty, to the most venerated text!†   (source)
  • The looks of most of the warriors were riveted on the earth; though a few of the younger and less gifted of the party suffered their wild and glaring eyeballs to roll in the direction of a white-headed savage, who sat between two of the most venerated chiefs of the tribe.†   (source)
  • He never separated the memory of this man from the memory of his father, and he associated them in his veneration.†   (source)
  • This caused the cure to regard him with veneration and tenderness, and the colonel, on his side, became fond of the cure.†   (source)
  • As this simple and yet terrible annunciation stole on the ears of the multitude, a stillness as deep and awful succeeded as if the venerated spirit they worshiped had uttered the words without the aid of human organs; and even the inanimate Uncas appeared a being of life, compared with the humbled and submissive throng by whom he was surrounded.†   (source)
  • She simply loved and venerated him.†   (source)
  • It will be remembered that the fundamental point in Javert, his element, the very air he breathed, was veneration for all authority.†   (source)
  • It was like an epidemic of veneration, which in the course of six or seven years gradually took possession of the whole district.†   (source)
  • We are of the number who fall speechless in the presence of young girls and flowers, since we think them worthy of veneration.†   (source)
  • There, assuredly, one might be misled; but error is worthy of veneration there, so thoroughly does it imply heroism.†   (source)
  • Even when they miscarry, they are worthy of veneration; and it is, perhaps, in failure, that they possess the most majesty.†   (source)
  • What was that cess-pool which had venerated that innocence to such a point as not to leave upon it a single spot?†   (source)
  • She had long shared the universal veneration for Father Madeleine; yet, by dint of repeating to herself that it was he who had discharged her, that he was the cause of her unhappiness, she came to hate him also, and most of all.†   (source)
  • He who triumphs is venerated.†   (source)
  • He told himself that he must do his duty; that perhaps he should not be more unhappy after doing his duty than after having avoided it; that if he allowed things to take their own course, if he remained at M. sur M., his consideration, his good name, his good works, the deference and veneration paid to him, his charity, his wealth, his popularity, his virtue, would be seasoned with a crime.†   (source)
  • She belonged to the society of the Virgin, wore a white veil on certain festivals, mumbled special orisons, revered "the holy blood," venerated "the sacred heart," remained for hours in contemplation before a rococo-jesuit altar in a chapel which was inaccessible to the rank and file of the faithful, and there allowed her soul to soar among little clouds of marble, and through great rays of gilded wood.†   (source)
  • Moreover, at this minute which we are now traversing,—a minute which will not, fortunately, leave its impress on the nineteenth century,— at this hour, when so many men have low brows and souls but little elevated, among so many mortals whose morality consists in enjoyment, and who are busied with the brief and misshapen things of matter, whoever exiles himself seems worthy of veneration to us.†   (source)
  • Cosette took the doll and laid it gently on the floor with a sort of veneration, mingled with despair; then, without taking her eyes from it, she clasped her hands, and, what is terrible to relate of a child of that age, she wrung them; then—not one of the emotions of the day, neither the trip to the forest, nor the weight of the bucket of water, nor the loss of the money, nor the sight of the whip, nor even the sad words which she had heard Madame Thenardier utter had been able to wring this from her— she wept; she burst out sobbing.†   (source)
  • The generations of man will venerate you as long as calendars exist!'†   (source)
  • But the folk of the valley and the monks themselves had no misgivings; they loved and obeyed him, and as years went on, came to venerate him also.†   (source)
  • I venerate its deep, sweet, refreshing bliss.†   (source)
  • But they love and venerate the great white chief.†   (source)
  • By your glorious father, and by yourself, whom I love and venerate above all the world, I swear it.†   (source)
  • Venerate the man, whoever he may be, who has this sign—the starry eye.†   (source)
  • To crush fanaticism and to venerate the infinite, such is the law.†   (source)
  • After we parted I placed the commandant and the Sagamore in an old beaver lodge, where they are safer from the Hurons than they would be in the garrison of Edward; for your high north-west Indians, not having as yet got the traders among them, continued to venerate the beaver.†   (source)
  • Venerate us.†   (source)
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