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piety

dutiful devotion to God and observance of religious principles
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Simply to call these people religious," says he, "would convey but a faint idea of the deep hue of piety and devotion which pervades their whole conduct.
The friend of Marmaduke was his only child; and to this son, on his marriage with a lady to whom the father was particularly partial, the Major gave a complete conveyance of his whole estate, consisting of money in the funds, a town and country residence, sundry valuable farms in the old parts of the colony, and large tracts of wild land in the new—in this manner throwing himself upon the filial piety of his child for his own future maintenance.
Man of talent and extreme piety,'" prompted Gaudron.
Yesterday a ministerial journal plainly indicated as the probable successor of Monsieur le Baron de la Billardiere, Monsieur Baudoyer, one of the worthiest citizens of a populous quarter, where his benevolence is scarcely less known than the piety on which the ministerial organ laid so much stress.
This was the Reverend Edward Casaubon, noted in the county as a man of profound learning, understood for many years to be engaged on a great work concerning religious history; also as a man of wealth enough to give lustre to his piety, and having views of his own which were to be more clearly ascertained on the publication of his book.
The goal of this research was to explore how filial piety and interpersonal contact with gay persons relates to attitudes toward lesbians and gay men in a Chinese sample from Taiwan.
Covering architecture, painting, poetry, music, natural science, and new forms of piety, Harbison writes compellingly on topics as varied as Milton's Paradise Lost, St Ignatius' Spiritual Exercises, Monteverdi, Handel, Pope's Dunciad, Sterne's Tristram Shandy, and the Sacred Heart.
ABSTRACT: Filial piety has greatly influenced parent care and the parent-child relationship in Korea as in China and Japan.
The decree said Francis wanted the devotion to "encourage the growth of the maternal sense of the Church in the pastors, religious and faithful, as well as a growth of genuine Marian piety.
5-kilometer-long Mother's Road between Ojukheon and Samojeong Park, the holy place of filial piety, before handing over the torch to other bearers.
The Gender of Piety is a study of the Brethren in Christ Church (B1CC) in Matabeleland from the end of the nineteenth century to the first decades of the twenty-first.
The concept of filial piety dates back to 400 BC and is a core virtue of Confucianism, described in the early works of China's best-known philosopher.