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Heaven and earth are grand; father and mother are venerable.
I ... walked to the Abbey of Holyroodhouse once to the Palace itself, once to the crown of Scotland above the gate in front, and o ...
There is something in age that ever, even in its own despite, must be venerable, must create respect--and to have it ill treated, ...
Tea! Thou soft, thou sober, sage, and venerable liquid, thou innocent pretence for bringing the wicked of both sexes together in a ...
A sense of absurdity interferes with my efforts to appear venerable.
There is no king or sovereign state
That can fix a hero's rate;
Each to all is venerable.
For mankind, speech with a capital S is especially meaningful and committing, more than the content communicated. The outcry of th ...
The world, that gray-bearded and wrinkled profligate, decrepit, without being venerable.
[Montesquieu] lifted the veil from the venerable errors which enslaved opinion, and pointed the way to those luminous truths of wh ...
Constant revolutionizing of production ... distinguish the bourgeois epoch from all earlier ones. All fixed, fast-frozen relations ...
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