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pious
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • All the pious people in the town will talk about it and spread the story through the province, wondering what it meant.
  • This Lizaveta was a dwarfish creature, "not five foot within a wee bit," as many of the pious old women said pathetically about her, after her death.
  • Do you understand that, friend and brother, you pious and humble novice?
  • The first to give utterance to this sentiment was a layman, an elderly official from the town, known to be a man of great piety.
  • After rubbing your back, I believe, you drank what was left in the bottle with a certain pious prayer, only known to your wife?
  • He was a conscientious doctor and an excellent and pious man, a Hernguter or Moravian brother, I am not quite sure which.
  • Remember the sarcasms in which the prosecutor indulged at the expense of the respectful and ’pious’ sentiments which suddenly came over the murderer.
  • "Most pious and holy elder," he cried, pointing to Ivan, "that is my son, flesh of my flesh, the dearest of my flesh!
  • "I’ll cheer you up, my pious boy.

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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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