- His deceit was a form of tribute to the importance of their marriage.Part 1 (78% in)
- Flowers, especially wildflowers, seemed a proper tribute.Part 1 (12% in)
- The labor in the kitchen had been long and hard all day in the heat, and the residue was everywhere: the flagstone floor was slick with the spilt grease of roasted meat and trodden-in peel; sodden tea towels, tributes to heroic forgotten labors, drooped above the range like decaying regimental banners in church; nudging Cecilia's shin, an overflowing basket of vegetable trimmings which Betty would take home to feed to her Gloucester Old Spot, fattening for December.Part 1 (55% in)
- From the way it looked here, where you could hardly be bothered to lift your feet to step over a dead woman's arm, he did not think he would be needing apologies or tributes.Part 2 (50% in)
There are no more uses of "tribute" in Atonement.
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