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‘Respect’ as a noun

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Respect’ as a noun.

1

I have a manner calculated to repel over-familiarity, to win esteem, and to command respect.

From ‘Shirley’, by Charlotte Brontë.

2

He saw her concern, and coming to her, took her hand, pressed it, and kissed it with grateful respect.

From ‘Sense and Sensibility’, by Jane Austen.

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Wait

I rowed about in my boat, and waited, waited, waited, as I best could.

From ‘Great Expectations’, by Charles Dickens.

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