Everyone in the crowded room knew Pastor Humphries and treated him with the reverence as a visiting cardinal.
Harmony's voice held a hushed note of reverence that irked Gabriel.
" Tenderness " she had abundantly, and it revealed itself not only in effusive sentimentality, as with Rousseau and Chateaubriand, but in active benevolence; " justice " too she had in so far as she sincerely wished that all men should share alike her happiness; but of " holiness," that sense of awe and reverence that was felt in divers kinds and degrees by Isaiah, Sophocles, Virgil and St Paul, she had not a rudimenatry conception.
Ancestor worship, or reverence for the dead, was a third factor.
Pliny is also our authority for the reverence in which the mistletoe when found growing on the robur was held by the Druids.