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hero-worshipper

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  • I've never been a hero-worshipper but your piece about John Cooke, the man who prosecuted Charles I, changed my mind.

    Letters: Revolutionary guard

  • I talked a great deal, and enthusiastically, as a hero-worshipper might talk, and it was obvious that he was my hero.

    Chapter 20: A Lost Oligarch

  • I find this especially endearing, as a long time fan/hero-worshipper from childhood.

    Around Pittsburgh

  • She was credulous, perhaps; a born hero-worshipper; yet she did question and examine unceasingly.

    Main Street

  • I call him desperate, erratic, marginal, a "blind hero-worshipper" caught in paranoid fantasies with a fixated hatred for the world.

    Judging Pound

  • I'm no hero-worshipper, as you may have gathered, and my view of the military virtues is that the best thing you can do with 'em is to hang them on the wall in Bedlam - but I know cold fact when I see it.

    Flashman And The Dragon

  • I'm no hero-worshipper, as you may have gathered, and my view of the military virtues is that the best thing you can do with 'em is to hang them on the wall in Bedlam — but I know cold fact when I see it.

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • And so, after a half confession of his previous shortcomings, and sorrowful adieus to his tutor, from whom he received two beautifully-bound volumes of the Doctor's sermons, as a parting present, he marched down to the Schoolhouse, a hero-worshipper, who would have satisfied the soul of Thomas Carlyle himself.

    Tom Brown's Schooldays

  • The tubby little journalist was no hero-worshipper.

    Swirling Waters

  • He does not attach himself to individual men, -- he is no hero-worshipper.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 379, May, 1847

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