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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Venerous Venereous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • venerous Same as venereous.
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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.”


In literature:

Beloved and venerable parent!
"Frankenstein" by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Good old Deacon Gookin had arrived, and waited at the skirts of that venerable saint, his revered pastor.
"Mosses from an Old Manse and Other Stories" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
They are held in the greatest veneration at Rome: it is sacrilegious to walk upon them.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions" by Charles Mackay
This word in India was regarded with the same degree of veneration as was the sacred Ieue of the Jews.
"The God-Idea of the Ancients" by Eliza Burt Gamble
We did not, we could not here forget our venerable neighbor of Quincy.
"Thomas Jefferson" by Edward S. Ellis et. al.
This veneration Mr. Dick extended to the Doctor, whom he thought the most subtle and accomplished philosopher of any age.
"David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens
No one of taste visits the city without repairing to this venerable pile.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
It is sufficient now to state that this book is held in the highest veneration by Muslims of every sect.
"The Faith of Islam" by Edward Sell
The caste especially venerate the goddess Devi.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
He was lying as I saw him in his triple coffin, but he had long white hair and a most benign and venerable appearance.
"The Man With The Broken Ear" by Edmond About
The venerable financier looked upon the offer as an act of folly to which a serious answer seemed hardly necessary.
"Albert Gallatin" by John Austin Stevens
Remember they had a few books to read, and venerated something more than the dry bones of long withered saints.
"Bibliomania in the Middle Ages" by Frederick Somner Merryweather
But besides the venereal sources of infection the woman must guard against the non-venereal sources.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
They are supporters of the decent usages sanctioned by antiquity, and consecrated by the veneration of a long line of the great and noble.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
This bird might be venerated by the Ahirs as one of the prominent denizens of the jungle.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
Their veneration for healing-springs is very great, and, though at times forbidden by the Church, is still felt.
"Shawl-Straps" by Louisa M. Alcott
Near this the Christian Shaikh Abbas, being in our company, was met by his venerable mother and his son Bakhi.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
Parliaments and Courts of Westminster are venerable to me; how venerable; gray with a thousand years of honorable age!
"The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III" by Various
To use the past as an instrument for furthering present purposes implies neither veneration nor disparagement of it.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
As the type of purity and chastity, Artemis was especially venerated by young maidens, who, before marrying, sacrificed their hair to her.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens

In poetry:

Venerable elder, rise
From the ground; thy very presence
Gives me joy, a certain instinct
Even at sight of thee doth tell me
Thou alone canst save my son.
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act II" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Men in their prime,
Boys venerably young.
With all-unfaded brows, died here upon a time;
So heavy a wrong –
How may this black world right who trod them into slime?
"Battlefield" by Lilian Bowes Lyon
Outside your window, venerable with light
The transient dusk, whose tale is never ended,
Paused in a foreigner pausing, used to night
Yet one lamp vicariously befriended.
"A Refugee" by Lilian Bowes Lyon
Thus taught the village Pastor, on whose tongue,
Deeply attent, my youth and childhood hung,
As venerable man, he loved to trace,
In contrast to our woes, a Savior's grace.
"Days Of Youth : Part Second" by Thomas Cogswell Upham
ERNESTO ceas'd--for Pity's throbs oppress'd
With tender force his venerable breast.
Through the remaining way our mutual sighs,
From awe-struck thought, in solemn silence rise.
"Louisa: A Poetical Novel. Fourth Epsitle." by Anna Seward
'TIS past: dear venerable shade, farewel!
Thy blameless life thy peaceful death shall tell.
Clear to the last thy setting orb has run;
Pure, bright, and healthy like a frosty sun:
"On The Death Of Mrs. Jennings" by Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld

In news:

Mudfort' no more — Bolivar venerates Venezuelan freedom fighter .
It's time BYTE, the most venerated tech media source of all time, is back.
CSBS is a highly regarded, venerable organization representing the 50 state banking supervisors.
Around one in four teenagers has sent venereal texts or emails, and those who have are about seven times more likely to have old-fashioned, body-on-body sex.
GB is enjoying a comeback of sorts in the US, this time as a cocktail mixer and the main ingredient in the venerable Moscow Mule.
View full size The venerable indie rock band Guided By Voices is playing a sold-out show at the Grog Shop Friday night.
He grew up in a crowded household, but Sadie Wallace ran it with the love of a mother and the strength of a venerated sea captain.
Should it be someplace brand-new, someplace venerable, someplace that had recently reimagined itself.
The venerable newspaper is in trouble.
Growing up as a scion of the venerable Philadelphia-based Charles Jacquin et Cie liqueur company, young Robert Cooper became fascinated with the defunct products that lined the "memorial" wall in the office of the company's plant manager.
After retiring its venerable Crown Victoria Police Interceptor in 2011, Ford offered law enforcement agencies two choices—the Police Interceptor sedan and P.I.
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has encountered a new environment more than 11 billion miles from Earth, suggesting that the venerable probe is on the cusp of leaving the solar system.
The venerable Players Club may soon have to part ways with one of its oldest members.
Scattering of deceased person's ashes cannot be compared with retaining saint's relics for veneration.

In science:

The venerable Wounded Nucleon Model (WNM) describes the production of secondary hadrons in nuclear collisions as a fragmentation of participating (wounded) nucleons.
Simple models of the contribution of intermediate state gluons to J\psi suppression at the CERN SPS
Hill and Scott’s (2009) informative commentary raises the venerable contrast between model-free and model-based estimators, to which we offer four points.
Rejoinder: Matched Pairs and the Future of Cluster-Randomized Experiments
The venerable tradition of trying to express scientific theories in terms of logic and set theory, as is evident in Quine [Quine, 1975] among others, is rather remote from the language of contemporary physics [Ladyman et al., 2007].
Empirical Equivalence, Artificial Gauge Freedom and a Generalized Kretschmann Objection
Here we present an analysis of the apsidal motion of V578 Mon using the state-of-the-art EB modeling software phoebe (Prˇsa & Zwitter 2005), which updates and extends the venerable Wilson-Devinney code (Wilson & Devinney 1971; Wilson 1979).
Apsidal Motion of the Massive, Benchmark Eclipsing Binary V578 Mon
A venerable principle holds that the Fourier transform of a measure is “small” in a meaningful sense when linear structure is absent, in certain circumstances.
On random multilinear operator inequalities
Indeed, the venerable Astrophysical Journal (ApJ) itself is sometimes described as having been born in order to communicate the new scientific insights that were forming in the wake of the invention of spectroscopy (Osterbrock 1995).
Fully Digital: Policy and Process Implications for the AAS
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
The study of the baryon spectrum is a venerable art .
Boundary of Nuclear Physics and QCD
In the lower energy arena, we are again demonstrating the ability of the field to maximize the exploitation of its investments, no matter how venerable.
XXXVIIi\'eme Rencontres de Moriond: Electroweak 2002 Conference Summary
Even the venerable field of cosmic ray physics may be on the threshold of becoming cosmic ray astronomy.
The Phenomena of High Energy Astrophysics
In a venerable paper, Hamada & Salpeter (1961) first employed an equation-of-state (EOS) including coulomb “corrections” to the pressure and energy of a degenerate Fermi gas (Salpeter 1961) to calculate the mass-radius-central density relations for models composed of helium through iron.
Analysis of a Very Massive DA White Dwarf via the Trigonometric Parallax and Spectroscopic Methods