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Load him with honors, deify him more and more, so that he may lift his eyes to heaven, and turn them away from earth forever.
THE USURPERJUDITH GAUTIER
Let us leave weak mortals to crawl from error to error, and deify to-day what they will condemn to-morrow.
A DIALOGUE IN HADESJAMES JOHNSTONE, CHEVALIER DE JOHNSTONE
It is not worth while to deify him, or to speak with extravagant reverence, as if he had neither faults nor limitations.
BENJAMIN FRANKLINJOHN TORREY MORSE, JR.
It may be a bad thing in sociology that men should deify domesticity in girls as something dainty and magical; but all men do.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAWGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
Those who deify him for consenting to bargain with the savages cannot forgive him for consenting to bargain with the Stuarts.
WHAT I SAW IN AMERICAG. K. CHESTERTON
It takes a thoroughly selfish age, like our own, to deify self-sacrifice.
INTENTIONSOSCAR WILDE
Is it alleged that it is man's passion for woman that has moved him thus in a sort to deify the sex?
A POSITIVE ROMANCEEDWARD BELLAMY
Every one was prepared to deify him, and he received this homage with pleasure.
But if you deify these, Erechtheus surely is a God, whose temple and priest we have seen at Athens.
CICERO'S TUSCULAN DISPUTATIONSMARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
Man becomes godlike as he strives for divinity, and divinity ever stoops to put on humanity and deify mankind.
CONCORD DAYSA. BRONSON ALCOTT

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