Reverence

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Reverence

(preceded by Your or His) a title sometimes used to address or refer to a Roman Catholic priest
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They also used the Biblical injunction to support their argument that old people were to be generally reverenced and spoken to with reverence.(21) Young persons were to show respect and honor to the aged even if the latter were poor and "decrepit." Mature adults presumably had opportunities to behave correctly with elderly persons when interacting with their parents, for the writers agreed that maturity did not lessen a person's obligation to reverence his parents.
Enright's apparently whimsical title, after all, is taken from Swift, who tells us that "old men and comets have been reverenced for the same reason: their long beards and pretences to foretell events." Well, Enright (b.