asked Amy, regarding the magic slip of paper with a reverential
It might have been fancied, indeed, that she expected to minister to the wants of the community unseen, like a disembodied divinity or enchantress, holding forth her bargains to the reverential
and awe-stricken purchaser in an invisible hand.
Dimmesdale was a true priest, a true religionist, with the reverential
sentiment largely developed, and an order of mind that impelled itself powerfully along the track of a creed, and wore its passage continually deeper with the lapse of time.
Halting for an instant at the foot of the ladder, and with both hands grasping the ornamental knobs of the man-ropes, Father Mapple cast a look upwards, and then with a truly sailorlike but still reverential
dexterity, hand over hand, mounted the steps as if ascending the main-top of his vessel.
He is not my private friend and public patron, as Steerforth was, but I hold him in a reverential
But Nancy's Sunday thoughts were rarely quite out of keeping with the devout and reverential
intention implied by the book spread open before her.
No, he merely drew a pocketbook from his pocket, and took from it a paper folded in four, and after having examined it in a manner almost reverential
, he said -- "Good
The young queen of Britain has not a more loyal subject in her realm--perhaps not one who would kneel before her throne with such reverential
love--as this old grandsire, whose head has whitened beneath the mild sway of the Republic, which still, in his mellower moments, he terms a usurpation.
Pulling away the shrubbery which clustered over the hole, he bent forward, and spoke in a distinct but reverential
tone, as if addressing some unseen personage inside of the mountain.
The enemy bore off his scalp as a trophy; but his friends found his body in this lonely place, and committed it to the earth with ceremonials characteristic of their pious and reverential
Poyser, turning his head on one side and speaking in rather a subdued reverential
Timidity, therefore, confined her observation of the appearances which we have described to stoles glances; but, as the stamping of feet was now becoming less frequent, and even the coughing, and other little preliminaries of a congregation settling themselves down into reverential
attention, were ceasing, she felt emboldened to look around her.