woman-worship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n woman-worship the worship of women
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Usage

In literature:

Man loves and worships woman, but woman loves love.
"The Spinster Book" by Myrtle Reed
His mother he worshipped, and with her he was gentle as a woman; his father he jested with in an affectionate manner.
"Grey Town" by Gerald Baldwin
To him she is not only a character study, but a woman to love, to worship, for a day, an hour.
"When the Birds Begin to Sing" by Winifred Graham
To the woman of Samaria our Lord spoke of a threefold worship.
"Lord, Teach Us To Pray" by Andrew Murray
I want to place her on a pedestal of gold, and to see the world worship the woman who is mine.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
And thoughts of the woman he worshiped with longing Took shape and like angels about him came thronging.
"Three Women" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
And the old woman came and worshipped after her manner.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
But for the worship of our Lady, that is passing strange, specially to me that am religious woman.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
It sounds blasphemous to me, almost as if the man worships the woman.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
It's always the woman whom a man worships that's in the wrong.
"The Dust Flower" by Basil King
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In poetry:

Yes ; — in adversity, to me
Thou clung'st with more than woman's love
Oh ! 'twas scarce sin to worship thee,
Thou wast so like a saint above !
"Stanzas to Mary" by Mary Anne Browne
The other women, full of spite,
Count me the happiest woman born
To be so worshipped; I delight
To flaunt his homage in their sight,--
For me the rose, for them its thorn.
"Two Ways To Love" by Susan Coolidge
’Twas clever, handsome woman then,
And I their rising star;
I could not see they worshipped me,
Because I saw too far.
(’Tis well for one or two, I think,
That things are as they are.)
"And What Have You To Say?" by Henry Lawson
I looked into the woman's eyes
And there I saw she knew.
There was no shadow of surmise, -
For her himself he slew:
That he might leave her free to wed
The "me" she worshipped in his stead.
"Murderers" by Robert W Service
Good-bye! I wish that death had severed us two apart.
You've lost a worshiper here--you've crushed a lovin' heart.
I'll worship no woman again; but I guess I'll learn to pray,
And kneel as you used to kneel before you run away.
"Gone With A Handsomer Man" by William McKendree Carleton
Good-bye! I wish that death had severed us two apart.
You've lost a worshiper here—you've crushed a lovin' heart.
I'll worship no woman again; but I guess I'll learn to pray,
And kneel as you used to kneel before you run away.
"Gone With A Handsomer Man" by Will McKendree Carleton

In news:

A Toledo woman who worships at the Perrysburg mosque isn't who you might expect to see huddling under the tent to pray.
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