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homage
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
respect or loyalty; or something done to show respect or loyalty
  • I would have you sit under a leafy tree side by side, and read together Romeo and Juliet; and then I would have you fall on your knees and on my behalf kiss the ground on which her foot has left its imprint; then tell her it is the homage of a poet to her radiant youth and to your love for her.
    35-36 — Chapters 35-36 (63% in)
  • The room was hot, and their faces shone with sweat. it seemed to Philip that they had thrown off the guard which people wear on their expression, the homage to convention, and he saw them now as they really were.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (42% in)

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