from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Devoutly.


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  • I am talking about evangelical christians and devoute muslims.

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  • I myself am a devoute Christian and am ashamed of his attitude and bent look on life.

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  • Deana Jensen, now in her eighties, is my favorite "devoute ex-Mormon."

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  • Officers thereto deputed: besides prohibition of all sickly persons enterance, and all possible provision dayly used for conservation of such as were in health, with incessant prayers and supplications of devoute people, for the asswaging of so dangerous a sicknesse.

    The Decameron

  • Vestiments, with bookes in their hands, and the Crosse borne before them, singing in the forme of a very devoute procession, they brought the body pompeously into their Church, accompanied with all the people of the Towne, both men and women.

    The Decameron

  • No sooner had she ended her devoute conjuring prayer, but she saide to her husband: Now John, cough and spet: which John accordingly did.

    The Decameron

  • He must needs die, answered the Abbot, for his more speedy passage thither; and when he hath endured so much punishment, as may expiate the quality of his jealousie, we have certaine devoute and zealous prayers, whereby to bring him backe againe to life, in as able manner as ever he was.

    The Decameron

  • Under colour of Confession, and of a most pure conscience, a faire yong Gentlewoman, being amourously affected to an honest man, induced a devoute and solemne religious Friar, to advise her in the meanes (without his suspition or perceiving) how to enjoy the benefit of her friend, and bring her desires to their full effect.

    The Decameron

  • And wytethe well, that in the kyngdoms of Georgie, of Abchaz and of the litile Armenye, ben gode Cristene men and devoute.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And the monkes ben Arrabyenes, or men of Greece: and there is a grot covent; and alle thei ben as heremytes; and thei drynken no wyn, but zif it be on principalle festes: and thei ben fulle devoute men, and lyven porely and sympely, with joutes84 and with dates: and thei don gret absteynence and penaunce.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville


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