I should rejoice to see you at any time so deeply absorbed in your devotions
that you had not a single thought to spare for me.
Her grandfather often called her `Beth', and her grandmother watched over her with untiring devotion
, as if trying to atone for some past mistake, which no eye but her own could see.
I have paid for your service, but not for your devotion
I believe in you, and I would have all the merit of my devotion
, even if that devotion
resumed Mazarin, with his artful smile; "from pure zeal and devotion
He loved her jealously, with an inextinguishable ardour and an insatiable desire - he loved her with a masterful devotion
and an infinite trustfulness.
You persist in deceiving yourself, monsieur, and never will accept of me the only thing I am willing to give you -- devotion
that from these honored dead we take increased devotion
to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion
and self-forgetfulness were sublime, my brave lad, and they saved us, for the Victoria was falling into the lake, and, once there, nobody could have extricated her.
There was in it, no doubt, filial devotion
, domestic attachment; there was also the fascination of one spirit by another spirit.
But he smiled upon us all, and I had no chance to distinguish myself from the rest by any act of devotion
before the blessed vision faded, though for long afterwards, in impassioned reveries, I accosted him and claimed him kindred because of my fealty, and because I would have been Spanish if I could.
Where is the woman who could have resisted such devotion
as this--inspired, truly inspired, by herself?
The one was a well-to- do country gentleman, the other a beautiful and accomplished woman to whom he was passionately attached with what I now know to have been a jealous and exacting devotion
Now I know it, our married life has begun--begun with a new object for your wife's devotion
, with a new reason for your wife's love
can never rob you of my heart's unalterable fidelity, of my soul's unearthly devotion