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devout
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

15 uses
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Definition
very religious; or having enthusiastic support (for something)
  • I became a monk; but I was not sufficiently devout; and then I'm a bad hand at drinking.
    1.2.7 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 7 — A Bridal Night (81% in)
  • He never went about otherwise than surrounded by a small court of bishops and abbés of high lineage, gallant, jovial, and given to carousing on occasion; and more than once the good and devout women of Saint Germain d' Auxerre, when passing at night beneath the brightly illuminated windows of Bourbon, had been scandalized to hear the same voices which had intoned vespers for them during the day carolling, to the clinking of glasses, the bacchic proverb of Benedict XII.
    1.1.3 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 — Monsieur the Cardinal (45% in)
  • Djali reared himself on his hind legs, and began to bleat, marching along with so much dainty gravity, that the entire circle of spectators burst into a laugh at this parody of the interested devoutness of the captain of pistoliers.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (33% in)
  • There were a great many abbeys, of a beauty more devout, of a grandeur more solemn than the mansions, but not less beautiful, not less grand.
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (37% in)
  • It was the sole profane ring which was linked to that devout chain of convents.
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (68% in)
  • In the first row, and among those who were most bent over the bed, four were noticeable, who, from their gray ~cagoule~, a sort of cassock, were recognizable as attached to some devout sisterhood.
    1.4.1 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 1 — Good Souls (16% in)
  • He entered perfectly breathless into the aerial chamber of the great bell; he gazed at her a moment, devoutly and lovingly; then he gently addressed her and patted her with his hand, like a good horse, which is about to set out on a long journey.
    1.4.3 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 3 — Immanis Pecoris Custos, Immanior Ipse (65% in)
  • It is certain that the archdeacon often visited the cemetery of the Saints-Innocents, where, it is true, his father and mother had been buried, with other victims of the plague of 1466; but that he appeared far less devout before the cross of their grave than before the strange figures with which the tomb of Nicolas Flamel and Claude Pernelle, erected just beside it, was loaded.
    1.4.5 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 5 — More about Claude Frollo (42% 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)
  • When the archdeacon had repeated to the condemned girl; "He is dead," the fact is that he knew nothing about it, but that he believed it, that he counted on it, that he did not doubt it, that he devoutly hoped it.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (1% in)
  • Superstitious, and not given to devoutness, like every soldier who is only a soldier, when he came to question himself about this adventure, he did not feel assured as to the goat, as to the singular fashion in which he had met La Esmeralda, as to the no less strange manner in which she had allowed him to divine her love, as to her character as a gypsy, and lastly, as to the surly monk.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (6% in)
  • The people listened devoutly.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (63% in)
  • Gringoire was devoutly examining its exterior sculptures.
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (10% in)
  • The apse is of a very devout, and so peculiar a fashion that I have never beheld anything like it elsewhere!
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (23% in)
  • Here, as though seized with a sudden idea, he flung himself on his knees before his chair, took off his hat, placed it on the seat, and gazing devoutly at one of the leaden amulets which loaded it down, "Oh!" said he, with clasped hands, "our Lady of Paris, my gracious patroness, pardon me.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (97% in)

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