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Shrine, 1) altar, or rather the place where the image of a saint is deposited: “at Saint Alban's s.” H6B II, 1, 63. H6B II, 1, 63 H6B II, 1, 63
2) the image of a saint: offer pure incense to so pure a s. (i. e. Lucrece) Lucr. 194. “from the four corners of the earth they come, to kiss this s., this mortal-breathing saint,” Merch. II, 7, 40. “if I profane with my unworthiest hand this holy s.” Rom. I, 5, 96. “laming the s. of Venus or straight-pight Minerva,” Cymb. V, 5, 164.
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