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used in King Lear

5 uses
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regard with feelings of deep respect and admiration — sometimes with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • You beastly knave, know you no reverence?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Before Gloster's Castle (39% in)
reverence = respect
  • ] 'This policy and reverence of age makes the world bitter to the best of our times; keeps our fortunes from us till our oldness cannot relish them.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (25% in)
  • — You stubborn ancient knave, you reverent braggart, We'll teach you,— Kent.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Before Gloster's Castle (71% in)
  • A father, and a gracious aged man, Whose reverence even the head-lugg'd bear would lick, Most barbarous, most degenerate, have you madded.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Before the Duke of Albany's Palace (44% in)
  • Restoration hang Thy medicine on my lips; and let this kiss Repair those violent harms that my two sisters Have in thy reverence made!
    4.7 — Act 4 Scene 7 — A Tent in the French Camp. Lear on a bed.... (31% in)

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