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  • You wouldn’t believe it, Yossarian,’ he ruminated, raising his voice deliberately to bait Doc Daneeka, ’but this used to be a pretty good country to live in before they loused it up with their goddam piety.
  • ’Breaded veal cutlets are very nutritious,’ Milo admonished him piously.
  • 39 THE ETERNAL CITY Yossarian was going absent without official leave with Milo, who, as the plane cruised toward Rome, shook his head reproachfully and, with pious lips pulsed, informed Yossarian in ecclesiastical tones that he was ashamed of him.

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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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