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  • Loath to let the party end, the Sons of Saint Tammany decided instead to pay homage to their hero.

    Robert Morris

  • She clasped his head, pulling on him, but he still stopped to pay homage to her breasts again, lathing each sensitized peak until she was mindless with wanting.

    Tender Rebel

  • We walked out through the kitchen for some reasonto meet the chef, to pay homage to the pots and pans, I dont rememberkissed Marissa good-bye there, went through a different door and down a different set of stone steps, then shook hands in the parking lot and wished each other a solemn good luck on the dark ride home.

    The Italian Summer

  • The chief devil is Iblis, who, like his numerous companions, was once the nearest to God, but was cast out for refusing to pay homage to Adam at the command of God.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • In the Pantheon of Caracas there are three beautiful monuments: the one in the center contains Bolivar's ashes; the one to the right, which we have already described, is devoted to Miranda; the one to the left is devoted to Sucre, and contains an expression of hope that some day Venezuela can pay homage to her great son.

    Simon Bolivar the Liberator

  • In Richard's day it also attracted pilgrims who came from far and wide to pay homage to Thomas Becket, the archbishop martyred at Canterbury, whose enamel reliquary had also survived through the centuries, another of the cathedral's great treasures alongside the Mappa Mundi.

    Crusader Gold

  • The purpose of the visit was to worship Nero as a god, with Tiridates proclaiming: ‘I have come to you my god to pay homage as I do to Mithras.’

    The Templar Revelation

  • Achaz goes to Damascus to pay homage to the Assyrian ruler (IV Kings, xvi, 10-19); 727, death of Achaz; accession of Ezechias (IV Kings, xviii, 1); in Assyria Salmanasar IV succeeds Theglathphalasar III,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • I suppose I ought to concentrate on the hard-enough task of providing opportunities for individual success in my own classrooms, thirty to forty students at a time and pay homage to the legacy of the late Warren Christopher.

    Larry Strauss: Amidst the Worst of Times Are the Best of Times: Acting Quietly in the Interest of Children

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