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homage
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
respect or loyalty; or something done to show respect or loyalty
  • We have hastened here to kiss those hands, to pour out our feelings and our homage.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (33% in)
  • A monk was suddenly commanded by his elder to quit Athos, which he loved as a sacred place and a haven of refuge, and to go first to Jerusalem to do homage to the Holy Places and then to go to the north to Siberia: "There is the place for thee and not here."
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (82% in)
  • Visitors who came to do him homage saw him sometimes kneeling all day long at prayer without looking round.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (9% in)
  • He met his little visitors with homage, waited upon them hand and foot; he was ready to be their horse and even began letting them ride on his back, but Ilusha did not like the game and it was given up.
    Book 10 — The Boys (54% in)
  • The figure of the young officer, frivolous and profligate, doing homage to true nobility and a lofty ideal, was shown in a very sympathetic light before us.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (44% in)
  • Throughout their revels he kept close to his adored mistress, who was at the banquet with him and was more charming and fascinating to him than ever—he did not leave her side, abasing himself in his homage before her.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (62% in)

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