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Gone with the Wind
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  • She knew she should believe devoutly, as they did, that a born lady remained a lady, even if reduced to poverty, but she could not make herself believe it now.
  • Only Melanie and Carreen realized that a devoutly Catholic Irishman was being laid to rest by the Church of England’s service.
  • When she gets back from Tara she will start again hammer and tongs with the store and those mills which I wish devoutly would explode some night.
  • Carreen, more devoutly Catholic than her sisters, had been very upset that Scarlett had neglected to bring a priest from Atlanta with her and had only been a little eased by the reminder that when the priest came down to marry Will and Suellen, he could read the services over Gerald.

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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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