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As soon as any become vacant, I shall take care to provide for them as speedily as possible, as your Majesty so piously orders me.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
At the middle altar was the mandarin, piously engaged in prayer, while two stood beside him, fanning him with large fans.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The festivals were more numerous in Rome than in Greece, and perhaps were more piously observed.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
But at a period more piously illiterate, things of this shadowy nature were linked very closely to objects of a material kind.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
At one side of the chancel arch there is a reading desk, which looks piously at a pulpit, made just like it, on the opposite side.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
"Well, she seems to feel what she says," Mrs. Rooth piously risked.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
The invention of the loom and distaff has been piously ascribed to the gods.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
"Only creatures who can pray possess immortal souls," declared the Captain piously.
A DRAKE BY GEORGE!JOHN TREVENA
She knew that her end was approaching fast, and seemed piously resigned to her fate.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
“If it would please God to spare him for a score of years,” said the old servant piously, as she left the room.
THE MYNNS' MYSTERYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN

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