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  • s  dedicated in fulfillment of a vow
    votive prayers

  • The gesture is not so much an act of narcissism as a votive offering to his core constituency.
  • Just as no song can register that poignant pang like one you heard on a car radio in sophomore year, the carving of culture idols is a youngsters votive vocation.
  • Radix malorum est cupiditas becomes "It isn't the money itself that causes the trouble, but rather the use of money as votive ritual and pagan ornament.
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  • New watering holes freshen bar scene
    Bread & Brew Not every neighborhood in America would welcome a bar called Church. On lower Sandy Boulevard, though, residents are more likely to celebrate the arrival of a laid-back, upscale hangout than they are to launch a protest on its irreverent name. The bar’s decorations are somewhat churchy, but they’re understated, not kitschy. Votive candles burn everywhere. Reclaimed wood paneling is ...
    June 7, 2013 - Portland Tribune

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