Sentence Examples


  • Again, the worship of Dionysus, and of Demeter and Persephone, is mainly or wholly post-Homeric. The greatest difference, however, lies in the absence of hero-worship from the Homeric order of things.
  • The native religion was an admixture of idolatry and hero-worship, of some ethical but little moral force.
  • Froude's famous portraiture of Henry is coloured by the ideas of hero-worship and history which the author imbibed from Carlyle, and the rival portraits in Lingard, R.
  • The sentiment of hero-worship was at all times strong in the Romans, and no one was ever the object of more sincere as well as simulated hero-worship than Augustus.
  • This belief was supported by the Delphic oracle, which was largely instrumental in promoting hero-worship and keeping alive its due observance.