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 in greater perfection, neglect it?
Jack laughed,—the sound with no real music in it, the sort of lip-service merely.
By all means take heed of this turning the worship of God into lip-service.
They are fulsomely polite, but it is just that lip-service which sets the Englishman's back up.
So you seceded from Secession right away, to pay for that lip-service, hey?
The man who expects anything more than lip-service from his friends is a very young man.