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used in The Scarlet Letter

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regard with feelings of respect and reverence
  • It is inconceivable, the agony with which this public veneration tortured him.
    Chapter 11 -- The Interior of a Heart (55% in)
veneration = feelings of respect and reverence (in this case, towards him)
  • 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.
    Introductory (66% in)

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