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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Venerer a gamekeeper, hunter
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  • Marcus T. Cicero
    “Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.”
  • Karl Kraus
    “Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.”
  • George Jean Nathan
    “Patriotism is a arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.”
  • Charles Baudelaire
    “We all have the republican spirit in our veins, like syphilis in our bones. We are democratized and venerealized.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. venerievener—L. venāri, to hunt.


In literature:

It was a very venerable structure, very strong, and very ornamental.
"A Tramp Abroad, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
She simply loved and venerated him.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
Grandfather merely put his finger-tips to his brow and bowed his venerable head, thus Protestantizing the atmosphere.
"My Antonia" by Willa Cather
Prince Boris, however, whose veneration for his mother was unbounded, took her words literally, and applied the questions to himself.
"Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home" by Bayard Taylor
At this time he presented the venerable appearance of a long-bearded old man.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
In the old days the veneration in which the Japanese held the work of the great artist was intense.
"The Book of Tea" by Kakuzo Okakura
The authors whom he read were numerous, but the chief object of his veneration was Cicero.
"Wieland; or The Transformation" by Charles Brockden Brown
Monmouth-street is venerable from its antiquity, and respectable from its usefulness.
"Sketches by Boz illustrative of everyday life and every-day people" by Charles Dickens
Jolly nice and venerable, old man.
"Misalliance" by George Bernard Shaw
HAVE I influence with our venerable friend, do you think?
"Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit" by Charles Dickens
Oh, but the more venerable for thy rudeness, and even because we must pity as well as love thee!
"Sartor Resartus The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh" by Thomas Carlyle
I hope you told her there was no room, because, you know, this house is not exactly the thing for venerable old ladies.
"The Arrow of Gold" by Joseph Conrad
Boswell venerates his Johnson, right truly even in the Eighteenth century.
"Heroes and Hero Worship" by Thomas Carlyle
The principal authority of these Scriptures is derived from their venerable antiquity.
"History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science" by John William Draper
I latrially venere the supernal Astripotent.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Why treat it with such veneration?
"Penelope's Experiences in Scotland" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
I suppose I have a considerable organ of veneration, for I retain yet the sense of admiring awe with which my eyes traced her steps.
"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte
She is the venerated pillar of the community and a constant attendant it church, which it seems you are not.
"Lavender and Old Lace" by Myrtle Reed
That done, the venerable man retired to his convent quite perplexed.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 41 of 55, 1691-1700" by Various
My veneration for his memory operated as a complete defence.
"Coelebs In Search of a Wife" by Hannah More

In poetry:

Here Eli comes to take ye resting Seat,
Slow-moving forward with a revrend gate,
Sacred in office, venerably sage
& venerably great in silverd age.
"Hannah" by Thomas Parnell
Welcome, thrice venerable sage! approach.
Art thou that Daniel whom my great forefather
Brought hither with the captive tribes of Judah?
"Belshazzar. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More
Where is he? Where is Daniel? Let me see him!
Let me embrace that venerable form,
Which I have doom'd to glut the greedy maw
Of furious lions!
"Daniel. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More
Moss-grown, and venerable it stands,
From the way-side dust and noise aloof,
And the great elms stretch their sheltering hands
To bless its grey old roof.
"The Old Church on the Hill" by Kate Seymour Maclean
How little is there on the earth
That I at length can venerate?
I see at most one world-wide dearth
Of wisdom free,
True piety,
Of noble love, of honest hate.
"Finality" by Charles Harpur
And there, uplifted, like a passing cloud
That pauses on a mountain summit high,
Monte Cassino's convent rears its proud
And venerable walls against the sky.
"Monte Cassino. Terra Di Lavoro. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

I'm bummed—saddened by the news that the Hostess company, home of the Twinkie and other venerable sugary snacks, is shutting down.
Venerable Economist sounds alarm over growing inequality: Goar .
Boeing's venerable Stearman is one of the smallest landplanes the company built.
Venerable industries such as timber, agriculture and mining still drive the economy, while fresh sectors like high tech are playing a larger role.
This venerable Arlington eatery still offers some hearty American fare.
Owner Tony May recently gave his venerable Italian restaurant an Adam Tihany makeover and decided the monkey suits had to go, all part of San Domenico's younger, fresher look.
At a site once venerated as a landmark of the rebellion now sit inflatable Batman and Spiderman children's slides.
At 150 years old, the venerable Mason jar is.
Venerable Grant Hall at West Point now offers a high-tech remote ordering option accessed online or through kiosk units.
Wayne Hui modifies and details Monogram 's venerable 1/48 scale B-25 Mitchell to model a postwar Canadian trainer.
Venerated and newly anointed jazz greats gig Eugene.
View full size Bruce Ford, Actors' Summit Actors' Summit, Akron's professional theater troupe, is staging Oscar Wilde 's venerable "The Importance of Being Earnest".
SOME of Istanbul's monuments, the soaring mosques of Sinan and the venerable Hagia Sophia among them, are said to have changed the history of architecture.
Sequels rarely live up to anyone's expectations, and megacurator Harald Szeemann's second Venice Biennale in a row—the 49th incarnation of the contemporary art world's most venerable supershow (through November 4)—is no exception.
Frontman Zach Rogue 's 2003 solo effort earned him a record deal with venerable indie label Sub Pop.

In science:

Pure diffusion on lattices has a long and venerable tradition in statistical mechanics .
Collective dynamics in coupled maps on a lattice with quenched disorder
It should also be mentioned here that the use of boundary theory has a venerable tradition in connection with random walks; see [KV83] and [Woe00].
Search trees: Metric aspects and strong limit theorems
Disentangling the effects of metallicity and reddening has a venerable history (Feast 1991).
The effect of metallicity on the Cepheid distance scale and its implications for the Hubble constant ($H_0$) determination
Known as capillary waves, these fluctuations have a venerable history.
Driven Diffusive Systems: An Introduction and Recent Developments
In spite of these remarks, the value of any new method for studying such a venerable body of knowledge as trigonometry could be considered with some scepticism, especially if this method were only applicable to the family of spaces we have discussed in this paper.
Trigonometry of spacetimes: a new self-dual approach to a curvature/signature (in)dependent trigonometry
There are excellent articles reviewing the model – Smak (1984c), Cannizzo (1993a) and Osaki (1996) to mention only a few – so writing a new review on this venerable and well reviewed sub ject requires a good reason.
The disc instability model of dwarf-novae and low-mass X-ray binary transients
Rather, we would like to focus on the by now well-understood and established combinatorial-algebraic picture that makes renormalization theory in perturbative QFT such a challenging and venerable sub ject from both, mathematical and physical perspectives.
Hopf algebra approach to Feynman diagram calculations
It can sometimes be difficult to see past the veneration of GR, and to view it in context.
Some Comments on the Tests of General Relativity
The study of the optical properties of water drops has a venerable history.
Flashes of light below the dripping faucet: an optical signal from capillary oscillations of water drops
As a matter of fact, Lorentz invariance, the symmetry that underlies special (and general) relativity, has acquired a venerable status.
Relativity tests and their motivation
The venerated topic of exciton Bose Einstein condensation is facing a rebirth as its investigation is fueled by advances in novel materials and technologies, as for doublelayer semiconductors and graphene.
Coherent exciton transport in semiconductors
On the N-body side, Aarseth’s venerable NBODY4 (Aarseth, 1996) has recently been joined by the “kira” integrator developed by McMillan, Hut, Makino, and Portegies Zwart as part of the Starlab software environment (see McMillan & Hut, 1996).
Binaries in Globular Clusters
For a venerable review of Goldstone’s Theorem and the properties of Goldstone Bosons see: G.S.
A Goldstone Boson Primer
This is the equation for the equipotential curves; its use corresponds to the venerable Polanyi theory of adsorption .
Simple Model of Capillary Condensation in porous media
Consider the following problem: how many collinear triples of points must a transversal of Zn × Zn have? This question is connected with venerable issues in discrete geometry.
Collinear Points in Permutations