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revere
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
regard with feelings of deep respect and admiration — sometimes with a mixture of wonder and awe or fear
  • I peeped through the window half reverently, and found things that were more familiar.
    Chapter 4 (77% in)
  • We the darker ones come even now not altogether empty-handed: there are to-day no truer exponents of the pure human spirit of the Declaration of Independence than the American Negroes; there is no true American music but the wild sweet melodies of the Negro slave; the American fairy tales and folklore are Indian and African; and, all in all, we black men seem the sole oasis of simple faith and reverence in a dusty desert of dollars and smartness.
    Chapter 1 (95% in)
  • They already dimly perceive that the paths of peace winding between honest toil and dignified manhood call for the guidance of skilled thinkers, the loving, reverent comradeship between the black lowly and the black men emancipated by training and culture.
    Chapter 6 (94% in)
  • —for where, O God! beneath thy broad blue sky shall my dark baby rest in peace,—where Reverence dwells, and Goodness, and a Freedom that is free?
    Chapter 11 (77% in)
  • Such an assumption is the arrogance of peoples irreverent toward Time and ignorant of the deeds of men.
    Chapter 14 (84% in)

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