Pious in a sentence

Definition of Pious

Of or pertaining to piety, exhibiting piety, devout, godfearing.

How to use Pious in a Sentence?

  • The pious and charitable proprietor has a foreman not quite so pious and charitable.
  • In religion these estimable wives are pious in habit but somewhat nebulous in faith.
  • My whole philosophy became pitiful and humble before the pious trust of this strong soul.
  • They were a pair of pious souls, and would, of course, never exaggerate to the length of a lie.
  • Does Rome perhaps think the same of all the pious pilgrims that annually crowd Rome?
  • The constant use of pious phrases is not a good sign either of Moslem or Christian.
  • Upon my soul, Sedley, you are a pretty father confessor, and give pious admonition!
  • And whether pious in the good old way; They think, if pliant there, us too he will obey.
  • Fired by this pious zeal, Father Jose went forward in the van of Christian pioneers.
  • I tell you, Rocky Springs 'ud get pious right away under the influence of bird's-eye maple.
  • They painted to decorate churches which themselves represented the pious work of several generations of a given city.
  • Much ostentation comes out in the keeping of it; very pious people begin to fast before the month sets in.
  • The enthusiastic lawyer refused all promotion, and became a quite pious adorer of this angel of grace and beauty.
  • After the manner of pious monks the two companions walked one behind the other, reciting prayers and litanies.
  • She were always at chapel and meeting, and as full of pious talk as an egg's full of meat.
  • That sum has been produced by the pious bequests that have been left for charitable purposes by the inhabitants of Manila.
  • Who knows what her pious husband might do, if the last person in whose presence he is obliged to control himself should go away?
  • The first devil who speaks has set the hut of some pious poor on fire; the second has buried a fleet of usurers in the waves.
  • Although travellers are nominally exempt from the fast from water at least, pious Moslems do not avail themselves of the liberty.
  • I had only heard that he was a very austere and pious person, always at Mass, and that sort of thing.
  • The whole order of the Dominicans also went heart and hand in the pious work of detecting and punishing the heretics.
  • The t'other left in durance, for the want And pious tender of so smalle a somme.
  • A pious bard, however, had considerable latitude; and the phrase does not represent all that Homer was.
  • As a matter of fact the necessity of having to pay, to actually give money to people, infuriated the pious Therese.
  • The purpose was, internal improvement in Ireland, and any national uses, whether pious or charitable.
  • Deep as was the penitence of the Count of Anjou, it did not stand in the way of the exercise of a little pious fraud.
  • The child of a poor but pious mother, (a widow with six children), she had every advantage of a virtuous, consecrated home.
  • He is a zealous Moslem, and the pious phrases which sit so oddly on Hadji come very naturally from his lips.
  • It was only the jingals in the Gyantse-jong firing away at us patiently and solemnly, in the pious hope that they one day might hit something.
  • Considering the sensitive and pious disposition of the average Irishman, such ostracism was even more poignant than it would be to an Englishman.

Short Example Sentence for Pious

  • He was evidently ingenuous and sincere, pious and lovable.
  • Elburz, where she committed him to the care of a pious anchorite.
  • What pious men in the parlor will vote for what reprobates at the polls!
  • A man of most venerable looks, highly cultivated mind, and a warm pious heart.
  • Have I not a pious mercy towards that nation which formerly took me captive?
  • As piety went in those days, Luther had been raised a pious young man.
  • The pious Bishop Nicolas sent for the originator of these disorders.
  • As Father Jose gazed, he was penetrated with a pious longing.
  • In Crete too was the grave of Zeus: a scandal to pious heathendom.
  • An' there I met a pious Hindu dhriving a bullock-kyart.

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