pay homage

See: honor
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Helene, who has never cared for anything but her own body and is one of the stupidest women in the world," thought Pierre, "is regarded by people as the acme of intelligence and refinement, and they pay homage to her.
Thus, under the name of Order and Civil Government, we are all made at last to pay homage to and support our own meanness.
ISLAMABAD -- National poet Dr Allama Mohammad Iqbal's 138th birthday was observed all over the country to pay homage to one of the greatest poets and thinkers of all times.
It is the best way to pay homage to the martyrs of Karbala" he added.
Each year, since 1999, the 'Vijay Diwas' is celebrated on 26 July to pay homage to the soldiers who laid down their lives fighting for their motherland.
Muscat: Thousands of people from all walks of life were present on Thursday to pay homage to all the three victims of road crash, Pakistan School Muscat (PSM) principal said.
Even after the message, many Indians turned up at the consulate in the evening to pay homage to the deceased girl.
Let them entertain and educate you as they pay homage to Girls Aloud, George Michael, Kate Nash and more - but with a very different twist.
An Evening from Las Vegas will be pay homage to the glitz, glamour and incredible music of Las Vegas in its heyday.
This caravan, whose idea was born through the social network "Facebook," aims to pay homage to martyrs of Sidi Bouzid and more particularly Mohamed Bouazizi who has become a symbol of the popular Revolution in Tunisia.
His birthday, although meaningful to Elvis fans around the world, does not attract the throngs of tourists who make the pilgrimage to Graceland to pay homage to the star.
Sandys says: "I wanted to pay homage to the thousands of Londoners who have made this pilgrimage over the years and am delighted to be able to raise money to grant Starlight children's wishes, and help my chosen charities while I'm at it.