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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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pious
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • Breathing like sanctified and pious bawds, The better to beguile.

    (editor’s note:  Baud is an old word for prostitute.)
  • The first row of the pious chanson will show you more; for look where my abridgment comes.
  • —We are oft to blame in this,— ’tis too much prov’d,—that with devotion’s visage And pious action we do sugar o’er The Devil himself.

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  • The cartoon with a drawing of Muhammad outraged many pious Muslims.
  • Her piety required her to help her neighbors who were in need.

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