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observance
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The House of Mirth
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  • Chapter 5 The observance of Sunday at Bellomont was chiefly marked by the punctual appearance of the smart omnibus destined to convey the household to the little church at the gates.
  • Lily had hinted to Mr. Gryce that this neglect of religious observances was repugnant to her early traditions, and that during her visits to Bellomont she regularly accompanied Muriel and Hilda to church.
  • Nine o’clock was an early hour for a visit, but Selden had passed beyond all such conventional observances.
  • These were the only traces of luxury, of that clinging to the minute observance of personal seemliness, which showed what her other renunciations must have cost.

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  • As her release date neared, Vanessa got increasingly anxious, with a decided uptick in religious observance.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • "Religious observances shouldn’t be denied to anyone."
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass

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