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Henry VIII
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  • At length her Grace rose, and with modest paces Came to the altar; where she kneel’d, and saintlike Cast her fair eyes to heaven and pray’d devoutly; Then rose again and bow’d her to the people, When by the Archbishop of Canterbury She had all the royal makings of a queen, As holy oil, Edward Confessor’s crown, The rod, and bird of peace, and all such emblems Laid nobly on her; which perform’d, the choir, With all the choicest music of the kingdom, Together sung "Te Deum."

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  • How can they devoutly believe everything they hear in church and then say the things they do and listen to the things they hear without throwing up?
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Yetta knew it wouldn’t be long before devout Jews—her father, Rahel’s husband—would begin the havdalah prayers, dividing the sacredness of the Sabbath from ordinary, everyday life.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising

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