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revere
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
regard with feelings of deep respect and admiration — sometimes with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • So utterly lost was he to all sense of reverence for the many marvels of their majestic bulk and mystic ways...
    Chapters 25-27 -- Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (65% in)
reverence = feelings of deep respect and admiration — with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • Halting for an instant at the foot of the ladder, and with both hands grasping the ornamental knobs of the man-ropes, Father Mapple cast a look upwards, and then with a truly sailor-like but still reverential dexterity, hand over hand, mounted the steps as if ascending the main-top of his vessel.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (26% in)
  • As if long habituated to such profane talk from his old shipmate, Bildad, without noticing his present irreverence, quietly looked up, and seeing me, glanced again inquiringly towards Peleg.
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (36% in)
  • Uncommonly conscientious for a seaman, and endued with a deep natural reverence, the wild watery loneliness of his life did therefore strongly incline him to superstition; but to that sort of superstition, which in some organizations seems rather to spring, somehow, from intelligence than from ignorance.
    Chapters 25-27 -- Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (18% in)
  • That intangible malignity which has been from the beginning; to whose dominion even the modern Christians ascribe one-half of the worlds; which the ancient Ophites of the east reverenced in their statue devil;—Ahab did not fall down and worship it like them; but deliriously transferring its idea to the abhorred white whale, he pitted himself, all mutilated, against it.
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (45% in)
  • Whether marching amid his aides and marshals in the van of countless cohorts that endlessly streamed it over the plains, like an Ohio; or whether with his circumambient subjects browsing all around at the horizon, the White Steed gallopingly reviewed them with warm nostrils reddening through his cool milkiness; in whatever aspect he presented himself, always to the bravest Indians he was the object of trembling reverence and awe.
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (78% in)
  • For it was set apart and sanctified to one awe-striking end; and however wanton in their sailor ways, one and all, the mariners revered it as the white whale's talisman.
    Chapters 97-99 -- The Lamp; Stowing Down & Clearing Up; Doubloon (45% in)
  • To neither love nor reverence wilt thou be kind; and e'en for hate thou canst but kill; and all are killed.
    Chapters 118-120 -- The Quadrant; The Candles; The Deck (72% in)

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