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pious
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

13 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
a good, pious woman
Definition
religious or highly moral
  • The solemn lines of that architecture, ... the serene and pious thoughts which emanated, so to speak, from all the pores of that stone, acted upon her without her being aware of it.
    2.9.4 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 4 — Earthenware and Crystal (13% in)
pious = holy (religious)
There are no more uses of "pious" flagged with this meaning in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

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  • Under this gentle and pious sire, the gallows crack with the hung, the blocks rot with blood, the prisons burst like over full bellies.
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (16% in)
  • And comparing himself to the pilot who suffers shipwreck by night, "~Salve~," he added piously, "~salve, maris stella~!"
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (7% in)
  • Let us return to the facade of Notre-Dame, as it still appears to us, when we go piously to admire the grave and puissant cathedral, which inspires terror, so its chronicles assert: ~quoe mole sua terrorem incutit spectantibus~.
    1.3.1 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 1 — Notre-Dame (14% in)
  • The big brother counted upon a pious, docile, learned, and honorable pupil.
    1.4.5 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 5 — More about Claude Frollo (11% in)
  • Thus the archdeacon, in spite of the excessive austerity of his life, was in bad odor among all pious souls; and there was no devout nose so inexperienced that it could not smell him out to be a magician.
    1.4.5 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 5 — More about Claude Frollo (78% in)
  • There were, indeed, here and there, some inscriptions on the walls, but they were pure sentences of learning and piety, extracted from good authors.
    1.5.1 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 1 — Abbas Beati Martini (3% in)
  • The poor of her day had made her a fine funeral, with tears and benedictions; but, to their great regret, the pious maid had not been canonized, for lack of influence.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (39% in)
  • The piety of that age, not very subtle nor much given to reasoning, did not see so many facets in an act of religion.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (61% in)
  • In accordance with the fashion of the epoch, a Latin inscription on the wall indicated to the learned passer-by the pious purpose of this cell.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (89% in)
  • As she could not have a lover, she turned wholly towards a desire for a child, and as she had not ceased to be pious, she made her constant prayer to the good God for it.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (34% in)
  • Lord my God, I am only a vile sinner; but my daughter made me pious.
    2.8.5 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 5 — The Mother (59% in)
  • You know, madame, that many very pious princes have overstepped the privileges of the churches for the glory of God and the necessities of the State.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (97% in)

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