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Franny and Zooey
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  •’re beginning to give off a little stink of piousness.
  • And the main idea is that it’s not supposed to be just for pious bastards and breast-beaters.
  • God damn it, there isn’t any prayer in any religion in the world that justifies piousness.
  • I’m not saying you are pious—so just sit still—but I am saying all this hysteria business is unattractive as hell.

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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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