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This contriver of miracles, of a countenance at once sanctimonious, artful and sly, preceded other prelates carrying banners.
Just keep up your sanctimonious appearance and stick to your Deacon story, and you'll git off.
If he was remorseful, so was she; she never wanted to see his sanctimonious face again.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
Most learned, fair, and sanctimonious Princess—Plague, what comes next?
THE SAINT'S TRAGEDYCHARLES KINGSLEY
Of the sanctimonious tone we may say that it has its reward in the almost universal contempt it provokes.
And so it happens that these sanctimonious men have become richer and more powerful under the Frankish than under the Roman rule.
They were not really sanctimonious, they just got that name because they tried to live up to their convictions.
Most of us are horribly afraid of being taken for sanctimonious persons, when there is really not the slightest danger.
ESSAYS ON MODERN NOVELISTSWILLIAM LYON PHELPS
You're not naturally sanctimonious, Jim, but you've got a wonderful passion for not committing yourself.
LADY LILITHSTEPHEN MCKENNA
He chose Nakodah Rahim, a sanctimonious and unprepossessing individual, but one whose riches made a guarantee of good faith.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE

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