Because I feel that, in the Heavens above, The angels, whispering to one another, Can find, among their burning terms of love, None so devotional
as that of "Mother," Therefore by that dear name I long have called you -- You who are more than mother unto me, And fill my heart of hearts, where Death installed you In setting my Virginia's spirit free.
A further and more intimate intercourse with this tribe gave Captain Bonneville still greater cause to admire their strong devotional
The servant handed him a book which Pierre took to be a devotional
work, and the traveler became absorbed in it.
I pass my life with my wife, children, and friends; my pursuits are hunting and fishing, but I keep neither hawks nor greyhounds, nothing but a tame partridge or a bold ferret or two; I have six dozen or so of books, some in our mother tongue, some Latin, some of them history, others devotional
; those of chivalry have not as yet crossed the threshold of my door; I am more given to turning over the profane than the devotional
, so long as they are books of honest entertainment that charm by their style and attract and interest by the invention they display, though of these there are very few in Spain.
The former curves of sensuousness were now modulated to lines of devotional
With the exception perhaps of the "Hymn to Ares" (viii), no item in the collection can be regarded as either devotional
If, in the maiden days of the Dodson sisters, their Bibles opened more easily at some parts than others, it was because of dried tulip-petals, which had been distributed quite impartially, without preference for the historical, devotional
, or doctrinal.
Of a deeply religious temperament, there was inevitably a tinge of the devotional
in his mood.
There was a lull in the noises of insects as if they had bowed their beaks and were making a devotional
He talked enthusiastically of the music at the Oratory, and said charming things about the connection between incense and the devotional
He subjected the servants there to the devotional
exercises before mentioned, in which (and so much the better) he brought his father to join.
This place, to which only a chosen few were admitted, looked like a chapel and a second-hand shop, so filled was it with devotional
and heterogeneous things.