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Let pious women, especially, take a lesson from this incident.
She was driven from a pious family; but she had no home, no friend, no helper!
And then came the pious climax of Coronation, America, and the Doxology.
The lady raised her eyes in a pious manner, and answered 'Yes.'
The latter, it was said, had remained at Lourdes in service with a pious lady.
I must run into the pious a little faster than I had designed.
Methinks our pious exercises have brought the enemy upon us.'
She was pure, reverential and pious in her ways and died at the age of seventeen.
The pious Llewelyn began his song from the rude and shapeless chaos.
My father was as meek, and pious, and humble a Christian as ever thumped a pulpit.
mid-15c., from Latin pius "dutiful, devout, conscientious, religious; faithful to kindred; inspired by friendship, prompted by natural affections," perhaps [Klein] related to Latin purus "pure, clean" (see pure). Often coupled with fraud (n.) from at least 1630s. Related: Piously; piousness.
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