TRIBUTE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of tribute
Definition:
n. payment in money made by one ruler or nation; tax; mark of respect; praiseworthy quality
n. gift, payment, declaration, or other acknowledgment of gratitude, respect, or admiration
Example:
Winning the scholarship was a tribute to her hard work.
In honour of what would have been his 85th birthday, the mad minds over at Google are paying tribute to Canadian TV icon Mr. Dressup with a Google doodle.
What I didn't imagine is that Skyfall would not only build on the Bond mythos, but also find a way to pay tribute to the Bonds of before.
Sentence in Classic:
He was pleasantly conscious that the bosom which he saw rise and fall slowly beneath him rose and fell at that moment for him, that the laughter and fragrance and wilful glances were his tribute.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
When the case had been read through, Stepan Arkadyevitch got up and stretched, and by way of tribute to the liberalism of the times took out a cigarette in the boardroom and went into his private room.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Fagin saw, with delight, that this tribute to his powers was no mere compliment, but that he had really impressed his recruit with a sense of his wily genius, which it was most important that he should entertain in the outset of their acquaintance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Her way of glossing over the transaction with Trenor he regarded at once as a tribute to his own acuteness, and a confirmation of his suspicions.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Elizabeth was sad and desponding; she no longer took delight in her ordinary occupations; all pleasure seemed to her sacrilege toward the dead; eternal woe and tears she then thought was the just tribute she should pay to innocence so blasted and destroyed.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
It was the same intangible, unspectacular courage that all the Wilkeses possessed, a quality which Scarlett did not understand but to which she gave grudging tribute.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
If any town should engage in rebellion or mutiny, fall into violent factions, or refuse to pay the usual tribute, the king has two methods of reducing them to obedience.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
In comparing her recollection of Pemberley with the minute description which Wickham could give, and in bestowing her tribute of praise on the character of its late possessor, she was delighting both him and herself.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
When they had paid their tribute of politeness by curtsying to the lady of the house, they were permitted to mingle in the crowd, and take their share of the heat and inconvenience, to which their arrival must necessarily add.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
But while they freely waive a ceremonial like this, they do by no means renounce their claim to more solid tribute.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
He feels that every man owes a tribute to his country; some contribute their talents, others their industry; these devote their blood, those their nightly labors, to the same cause.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context