There is no lack of lip-service to the sea-creed in these islands.
Vain will be your lip-service; vain your cold, heartless offerings.
Yet there was a distinguishing, cordial charm in his courtesy; it was not all lip-service.
They may render it lip-service, but that is quite another thing.
All my service of God there was lip-service: why did I, having the opportunity of living ...