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She breaks rules when it’s the only way to reassert the importance of filial piety.
THE HISTORY OF MULAN, FROM A 6TH-CENTURY BALLAD TO THE LIVE-ACTION DISNEY MOVIECONSTANCE GRADYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Certainly captain Merveilles and his people showed unusual piety.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
This stubborn resistance lent all the more lustre to the piety of our benignant Rulers.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
I came here, as I supposed, a fairly good Christian, with an average amount of piety and an average number of faults.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
And for this reason the first help should be given to this State, and not to what has the pretext of piety.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
To me the national affectation of piety and holiness resembles a white shirt put on over a dirty skin.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The infidelity of her father and the piety of her mother contended, like counter currents of the ocean, in her bosom.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Many mistake the highly poetic enthusiasm which such scenes excite for the spirit of piety.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
For thy name shall be named to thee by God for ever: the peace of justice, and honour of piety.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
La Source was a devoted Christian, and found, in the consolations of piety, an unfailing support.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PIETY

  • church
  • communion
  • creed
  • cult
  • denomination
  • devotion
  • doctrine
  • higher power
  • morality
  • myth
  • mythology
  • observance
  • orthodoxy
  • pietism
  • piety
  • prayer
  • preference
  • religiosity
  • ritual
  • sacrifice
  • sanctification
  • sect
  • spiritual-mindedness
  • spirituality
  • standards
  • superstition
  • theology
  • veneration
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