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homage
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
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Definition
respect or loyalty; or something done to show respect or loyalty
  • I will suffer no competitor near the throne; I shall exact an undivided homage: his devotions shall not be shared between me and the shape he sees in his mirror.
    Chapter 17 (93% in)
  • I had a theoretical reverence and homage for beauty, elegance, gallantry, fascination; but had I met those qualities incarnate in masculine shape, I should have known instinctively that they neither had nor could have sympathy with anything in me, and should have shunned them as one would fire, lightning, or anything else that is bright but antipathetic.
    Chapter 12 (61% in)
  • I shall never more know the sweet homage given to beauty, youth, and grace — for never to any one else shall I seem to possess these charms.
    Chapter 31 (18% in)

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