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After the past year, moms know for a fact that we’re all vulnerable and that our behaviors are shaped not just by our personal choices and pious parenting philosophies, but also by forces well beyond our individual control.
HOW MY RESEARCH INTO THE BIOLOGY OF MOTHERS HELPS ME IMAGINE A POST-PANDEMIC FUTUREABIGAIL TUCKERMAY 4, 2021TIME
The future president adored his pious mother, who encouraged his early stage performances.
ON THE WORLD STAGE, NANCY REAGAN FOUND THE ROLE OF A LIFETIMEBARBARA PERRYAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They were beautiful, light-skinned, polite and pious Christians — just the sort of formerly enslaved they liked to showcase in anti-slavery events.
DESPERATE FOR FREEDOM, 77 ENSLAVED PEOPLE TRIED TO ESCAPE ABOARD THE PEARL. THEY ALMOST MADE IT.GILLIAN BROCKELLAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He was learned, benevolent and pious, and author of several religious works.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
It is by my order that the Turks are being left a free hand to carry out this pious duty.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The minister of his village is at his bedside, preparing him by pious exhortations for the great journey.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
In all cases there is a stairway, often long and steep, crumbling with time and worn with the feet of pious generations.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
If he takes a pious subject, it is to show you in what a fine way he, Peter Paul Rubens, can treat it.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
From habits of gaiety and dissipation, she became suddenly grave and pious, and was distinguished by very extensive charities.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The innocent may be innocent, nay, the pious may feel devout, even in a ball room.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY

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