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I was thinking of any thing but the Virgin, or the window, or the light; I was thinking of my companion—so fair, and so devout.
She dressed always in black, was very devout and rich and narrow and iron-willed.
All things that could give solemnity to an observance unite to invest this with a devout character.
Strictly reared by a mother gentle and devout, and by a father hard and avaricious.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
The innocent may be innocent, nay, the pious may feel devout, even in a ball room.
This solemn tragedy they felt to be the theme of devout and prayerful meditation rather than of portraiture in art.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Both were unaffectedly devout, without the least tinge of moroseness or gloom.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Muratori, who gives this example, though a devout Romanist, says the palm was by no means a sign of martyrdom.
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But the state of perfectibility could be reached only by religious ceremonial observances and devout contemplation.
Everything tends to render the people devout, but all is opposed to their being humane, reasonable, and virtuous.

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