Blifil assured him he had no such guard; and then proceeded to discourse so wisely and religiously on love and marriage, that he would have stopt the mouth of a parent much less devoutly
inclined than was his uncle.
The baby was smiling up at her, for the first time in its life, just at that moment; and while I watched the woman she suddenly crossed herself, oh, so devoutly
! 'What is it, my good woman I asked her.
Besides, to this day, the highly enlightened Turks devoutly
believe in the historical story of Jonah.
Reference to my diary shows this to have been a chequered day--much in it to be devoutly
regretted, much in it to be devoutly
His means increased rapidly; serfs from neighboring estates came to beg him to buy them, and long after his death the memory of his administration was devoutly
preserved among the serfs.
'Bracebridge Hall', though I read it devoutly
, and with a full sense that it would be very 'comme il faut' to like it.
This fine old robber-knight was a devoutly
and sincerely religious man, hospitable, charitable to the poor, fearless in fight, active, enterprising, and possessed of a large and generous nature.
I lay down flat in the bottom of that wretched skiff and devoutly
recommended my spirit to its Maker.
Moreover, among Women, we use language implying the utmost deference for their Sex; and they fully believe that the Chief Circle Himself is not more devoutly
adored by us than they are: but behind their backs they are both regarded and spoken of -- by all except the very young -- as being little better than "mindless organisms".
"Thank goodness, everything is ready at last," breathed Felicity devoutly
, as we foregathered for a brief space in the fir wood.
'You make me blush,' returned his father gaily, 'for the folly of your nature, in which--but we never know ourselves--I devoutly
hope there is no reflection of my own.
Therefore the shortest cut for conjuring Is stoutly to abjure all godliness, And pray devoutly
to the prince of hell.