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The future president adored his pious mother, who encouraged his early stage performances.
They were beautiful, light-skinned, polite and pious Christians — just the sort of formerly enslaved they liked to showcase in anti-slavery events.
He was learned, benevolent and pious, and author of several religious works.
It is by my order that the Turks are being left a free hand to carry out this pious duty.
The minister of his village is at his bedside, preparing him by pious exhortations for the great journey.
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 innocent may be innocent, nay, the pious may feel devout, even in a ball room.
His character, however, by no means justified the epithet of holy and pious emperor bestowed by Dionysius of Alexandria.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW

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