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render
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

15 uses
  • Owen rendered a salute as the body in the plywood box was lowered from the plane.
    p. 596.4
  • It was apparently enough revenge upon the Catholics to be sending Owen there; either the added defiance of his own attendance was unnecessary, or else Mr. Meany had suffered such an outrage at the hands of the Catholic authorities that he was rendered unreceptive to the teachings of any church.
    p. 28.7
  • The thing had been crippled; it was rendered an invalid.
    p. 89.3
  • Grandmother, who was rendered coy with false modesty, said simply that she had always had a special understanding of 1927—and I don't doubt it: she would have been a beautiful young woman then; "and your mother," Grandmother told me, "would have been younger than you."
    p. 110.4
  • Dan Needham lived in Waterhouse Hall, so named for some deceased curmudgeon of a classicist, a Latin teacher named Amos Waterhouse, whose rendering of Christmas carols in Latin—I was sure—could not have been worse than the gloomy muddle made of them by Dan and Owen Meany.
    p. 151.5
  • In the rear of the nave, rendered even more insignificant than usual by his proximity to the giant painting of "The Call of the Twelve," pudgy Harold Crosby sat diminished by the depiction of Jesus appointing his disciples; all eyes rarely feasted on fat Harold Crosby, who was not grotesque enough to be teased—or even noticed—but who was enough of a slob to be rejected whenever he caused the slightest attention to be drawn to himself.
    p. 166.0
  • A gouge through the flesh-toned paint of the Holy Mother's face had rendered her obviously blind and so ghastly to behold that someone in the Meany family had thoughtfully turned her face away from the Christ Child's crib—yes, there was a crib.
    p. 187.2
  • Being a minister, he must have especially enjoyed A Christmas Carol; it was such a heartfelt rendering of a conversion—not just a lesson in Christian charity, but an example of man's humbleness before the spiritual world.
    p. 240.5
  • The faces of my fellow townspeople—so amused, so curious, so various—were rendered shockingly similar; each face became the model of each other's fear.
    p. 246.9
  • And that February morning, when the Rev. Lewis Merrill entered The Great Hall and stared with such horror at the decapitated and amputated Mary Magdalene, Dan Needham and I weren't thinking very far into the future; we were worried only that the Rev. Mr. Merrill might be too terrified to deliver his prayer—that the condition of Mary Magdalene might seize hold of his normally slight stutter and render him incomprehensible.
    p. 419.6
  • " 'IT IS MY PRIVILEGE TO PRESENT TO YOU OUR COUNTRY'S FLAG IN GRATEFUL APPRECIATION FOR THE SERVICE RENDERED TO THIS NATION BY YOUR SON'—NATURALLY, YOU SAY 'BY YOUR HUSBAND,' IF YOU'RE GIVING THE FLAG TO A WIFE," he added.
    p. 508.5
  • Upon her arrival in the old-age home, Grandmother considered that the remote-control device for switching television channels was a true child of Satan; it was television's final triumph, she said, that it could render you brain-dead without even allowing you to leave your chair.
    p. 536.4
  • Yet she keenly desired to banish her daughter, lest the daughter be exposed to the eye-opening wisdom that had rendered the mother a prisoner of New York!
    p. 538.5
  • The casualty assistance officer—Owen's body escort—was a young, frightened-looking first lieutenant who rendered a military salute more frequently than I thought was required of him; it was his first tour of duty in the Casualty Branch.
    p. 569.3
  • He spoke directly to Mrs. Meany; he handed her the flag, with the medal on top, and he said—too loudly: "Missus Meany, it is my privilege to present you with our country's flag in grateful appreciation for the service rendered to this nation by your son."
    p. 577.5

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