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In the 12th century the same gospels were again copied by pious hands into the Kentish dialect of the period.

I know his fame as a pious teacher and a learned man, well beloved of his people.

Standish of StandishJane G. Austin

But immediately after making this pious pact they began to distribute among themselves the spoils of war.

The Jesuits, 1534-1921Thomas J. Campbell

People who can't be witty exert themselves to be pious and affectionate.

In the next room Miriam's lips were moving in pious testimony.

The Fortieth DoorMary Hastings Bradley

"He has only got back to Paris," returned the pious Caroline.

By the pliancy of their moral code they consecrated the basest means to pious ends.

Hence it has its burial-place and its pious hearth for the sacrifices to be offered to their ghosts.

It is, however, rich in costly vestments and plate, and richer still in the reverence which the pious pay to it.

The pious lady was still more exasperated by her nephew's calm energy.

Dona PerfectaB. Perez Galdos

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