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The second line of "God's Grandeur"

When you take a sheet of metal foil and shake it vigorously, the metal sparkles as the light catches it. Here is an example of gold foil being shaken. The left edge of the foil in particular is ...
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What is the tone of "Spring" by Gerard Manley Hopkins?

Your understanding of the two words is correct. In fact, the dictionary defines reverent as: Feeling or showing deep and solemn respect. So the difference is entirely one of strength of feeling. ...
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