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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of reverence.


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  • Pasteur is a name reverenced by one and all in France.

    On the Fringe of the Great Fight

  • The Druids of Britain reverenced the oaks, and Tacitus, writing of the ancient Germans, says where worship was performed sacred vessels and altars stood in the forest and the heads of animals hung on the boughs of the trees.

    Janey Canuck in the West

  • _Shakespeare_ -- another name reverenced, though she only knew a few selected plays, prepared for elocution exercises.

    That Stick

  • State to be contracted, gathered up, and personified in a prince who can be personally loved, who can be reverenced, which is precisely what is needed.

    Initiation into Philosophy

  • 12: 9: "We have had fathers of our flesh, for instructors, and we obeyed [Vulg.: 'reverenced']" them; so they who are chosen for the fight need instructors by whom they are informed of things concerning the conduct of the battle, and hence in earthly wars, generals and captains are appointed to the command of the others.

    Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars) From the Complete American Edition

  • They reverenced the fact and made for living and surviving.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • Cruikshank's painting employs satiric means to distinctly worthy ends? but such agitprop is never reverenced, whether it's in support of feminism or temperance (and recall, the two were closely entwined in the 19th century).

    Rude Britannia: British Comic Art, at Tate Britain

  • He was also hinting to these people that this same group would one day be responsible for the destruction of His body, but that God was the only one to be truly reverenced, not religious rules, rituals, or regulations!

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • That is to say, there WAS a Saint Valentine, but absolutely nothing is known about him except that he was one of a bunch of dudes that Pope Gelasius I decided to honor in 496 A.D. as those “… whose names are justly reverenced among men, but whose acts are known only to God.”

    5 Saints Who Had Absolutely Nothing To Do With What They’re Known For | Manolith

  • The authors of Basic Questions on Sexuality and Reproductive Technology believe that in vitro can fit within ethical parameters: “Each embryo can be reverenced and treated with dignity,”1 they say.



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