1 As always since childhood, this was, for Scarlett, a moment for adoration of Ellen, rather than the Virgin.
2 So, from the cradle to the grave, women strove to make men pleased with themselves, and the satisfied men repaid lavishly with gallantry and adoration.
3 Her love was still a young girl's adoration for a man she could not understand, a man who possessed all the qualities she did not own but which she admired.
4 She prayed to Jesus, always to the Son of God, offering him the terrible power of her adoration, addressing him as the eternal lover, growing passionate, exalted, large, as she contemplated his splendor.
5 She wanted to be a nun and observe perpetual adoration.
6 As it seemed to me at the time, such a grand embodiment of adoration of the gods was never beheld, even in Persia, the home of the fire worshippers.
7 His attitude became one of good-humored subservience and tacit adoration.
8 Tom knelt before him, with clasped hands, and with an absorbed expression of love, trust, adoration, on his quiet face.
9 Yet even thus I loved them to adoration; and to save them, I resolved to dedicate myself to my most abhorred task.
10 You brought your adoration and your portmanteau here together.
11 But, through all these causes combined, I sincerely believe she had a kind of adoration for him before he left the house that night.
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12 She remembered the ball, remembered Vronsky and his face of slavish adoration, remembered all her conduct with him: there was nothing shameful.
13 But later on the princess noticed that, apart from this adoration, some kind of serious spiritual change was taking place in her daughter.
14 Her adoration of him alarmed her indeed; she sought and could not find in him anything not fine.
15 Then the tune with its feet always on the same spot, became sugared, insipid; bored a hole with its perpetual invocation to perpetual adoration.