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L le pere Birat dit la Messe, & fit ce qu'il peut pour ranger vn chacun ce qui estoit du devoir.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Adieu, mon ami; je vous souhaiterais un devoir plus agreable a remplir.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
I hope you do not deem the devoir of a country gentleman incompatible with the duties of a statesman?
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. I (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
You will have leisure, therefore, if it please you to take service under me, in which to learn your devoir.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
It is easy, lady, for a man to ride forth in the light of day, and do his devoir when all men have eyes for him.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Je suis persuad que vous saisirez avec plaisir cette occasion pour remplir ce que l'honneur et le devoir vous prescrivent.
MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF ADMIRAL LORD DE SAUMAREZ. VOL IISIR JOHN ROSS
Revenez à Stuttgard et faites votre devoir de mari, de père, de fils et de Prince Chrétien.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
Il n'avait nul droit de contrler les ordres qu'il tait charg d'excuter; et son devoir tait d'obir.
ANNE OF GEIERSTEIN, VOLUME I (OF 2)SIR WALTER SCOTT
His personal organ, "Le Devoir," is daily expounding the doctrines of that School.
ENGLAND, CANADA AND THE GREAT WARLOUIS-GEORGES DESJARDINS
Now, the ring had on it but the letter "A," and the motto inscribed around "Loyal devoir."
THE FALL OF THE GRAND SARRASINWILLIAM J. FERRAR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEVOIR

  • accountability
  • accountableness
  • allegiance
  • amenability
  • answerability
  • burden
  • call of duty
  • charge
  • conscience
  • deference
  • devoir
  • faithfulness
  • good faith
  • honesty
  • integrity
  • liability
  • loyalty
  • obedience
  • pledge
  • respect
  • reverence
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