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pious
used in Henry VIII

2 uses
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Definition
religious or highly moral
  • And is not this course pious?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — An ante-chamber in the palace (25% in)
pious = moral or reflecting religious principle
  • Thou art, alone, If thy rare qualities, sweet gentleness, Thy meekness saint-like, wife-like government, Obeying in commanding, and thy parts Sovereign and pious else, could speak thee out, The queen of earthly queens.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — A hall in Black-Friars (62% in)

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