piety


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a state of often extreme religious ardour

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righteousness by virtue of being pious

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Simply to call these people religious," says he, "would convey but a faint idea of the deep hue of piety and devotion which pervades their whole conduct.
Every thought which genius and piety throw into the world, alters the world.
This was the Reverend Edward Casaubon, noted in the county as a man of profound learning, understood for many years to be engaged on a great work concerning religious history; also as a man of wealth enough to give lustre to his piety, and having views of his own which were to be more clearly ascertained on the publication of his book.
Man of talent and extreme piety,'" prompted Gaudron.
Yesterday a ministerial journal plainly indicated as the probable successor of Monsieur le Baron de la Billardiere, Monsieur Baudoyer, one of the worthiest citizens of a populous quarter, where his benevolence is scarcely less known than the piety on which the ministerial organ laid so much stress.
His singleness of purpose and resolution, and his elevated piety, endowed him, without his knowledge, with perennial youth.
If his passion could remain at white-heat and he could continue to feed her ear with the protestations she loves, no principles of piety or virtue would disturb the happiness of his companion; for a mournful experience teaches that piety begins only where passion ends, and that principles are strongest where temptations are most rare.
Now I like a woman to be religious, and I think your piety one of your greatest charms; but then, like all other good things, it may be carried too far.
The reckless freedom of such among them, as thought only of this life, and the consistent and tempered piety of others, caused the honest priest to look about him in concern.
There was so much of fervent piety, mingled with so strong a burst of natural feeling, so much of the woman blended with the angel, in her prayers, that Middleton could have forgiven her, had she termed him a Pagan, for the sweetness and interest with which she petitioned in his favour.
Testimonials representing Mrs General as a prodigy of piety, learning, virtue, and gentility, were lavishly contributed from influential quarters; and one venerable archdeacon even shed tears in recording his testimony to her perfections
TH Properties Sdn Bhd and its Australian joint venture partner, Piety Group, is developing the A$500 million (RM1.
The relationship between liturgical life and popular piety remains relatively unexplored in the post-Vatican II Church.
Piety is the goal of worship; it gives special meaning to simple physical rituals in the eyes of Allah
In this connection, God says: "Act equitably, that is nearer to piety, and be careful of (your duty to) Allah; surely Allah is Aware of what you do.