On the contrary he regarded her with tender adoration
as something unattainable.
Have you any idea yet, of Estella's views on the adoration
He had good reason to believe in the vanity of human greatness; and he asked himself whether, in this country, adoration
did not sometimes go to the length of eating the object adored!
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.
Tom stood a moment, to gather his dismem- bered faculties; and when he stepped forward to go to his punishment the surprise, the gratitude, the adoration
that shone upon him out of poor Becky's eyes seemed pay enough for a hundred floggings.
Overwhelmed by a spasm of drunken adoration
, he drew two or three bills from his pocket, and, with the trembling fingers of an offering priest, laid them on the table before the woman.
He wrote no more letters, he gazed no longer in rapt adoration
, he brought no more votive offerings of gum and pencils to her shrine.
Drawing as many as 25 women, the adorations
have been going on for the past three months in a community that has seen one of the highest number of drug suspects killed since the President launched a bloody campaign against narcotics upon assuming office in June last year.