VENERATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of veneration
Definition:
n. religious zeal; willingness to serve God
Example:
He felt more than simple admiration for Miss Euston; he experienced a kind of veneration for her.
Sentence in Classic:
I fear more than that the chemical action which would be set up in my soul by a false homage to a symbol behind which are massed twenty centuries of authority and veneration.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
At the moment the door opened and the stranger came in, Pierre felt a sense of awe and veneration such as he had experienced in his boyhood at confession; he felt himself in the presence of one socially a complete stranger, yet nearer to him through the brotherhood of man.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Therefore I gave him one of my three bright shillings, which he received with much humility and veneration, and spun up with his thumb, directly afterwards, to try the goodness of.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I was struck with a profound veneration at the sight of Brutus, and could easily discover the most consummate virtue, the greatest intrepidity and firmness of mind, the truest love of his country, and general benevolence for mankind, in every lineament of his countenance.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The Pilgrim mounted with more deliberation, reaching, as he departed, his hand to Gurth, who kissed it with the utmost possible veneration.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
It was like an epidemic of veneration, which in the course of six or seven years gradually took possession of the whole district.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
This caused the cure to regard him with veneration and tenderness, and the colonel, on his side, became fond of the cure.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
We are of the number who fall speechless in the presence of young girls and flowers, since we think them worthy of veneration.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
It had been handed down from father to son; for the singular clause of the only will that had been found, had caused it to be regarded as a genuine relic, preserved in the family with superstitious veneration.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Sometimes, Grimaud, who feared his master as he did fire, while entertaining a strong attachment to his person and a great veneration for his talents, believed he perfectly understood what he wanted, flew to execute the order received, and did precisely the contrary.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
It appeared from the unembellished statement of David, that his own presence had been rather endured than desired; though even Magua had not been entirely exempt from that veneration with which the Indians regard those whom the Great Spirit had visited in their intellects.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context