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Sample sentences for the GRE study word piety

piety can be used as a noun

1.Were piety in thine, it is in these. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.Nor can piety itself, at such a shameful sight, completely stifle her upbraidings against the permitting stars. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.His face wore a calm look of piety and resignation to the will of God. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.Madame la Marquise The virtue of clemency and piety is that which most closely unites sosiety. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.Of piety and impiety to gods and parents, and of murderers, there were retributions other and greater far which he described. - from The Republic by Plato
6.So the boy grew up in a home which combined the culture of the Renaissance with the piety and moral strength of early Puritanism. - from English Literature by William J. Long
7.Is it not thy piety itself which no longer letteth thee believe in a God And thine over-great honesty will yet lead thee even beyond good and evi. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
8.But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents for that is good and acceptable before God. - from The King James Bible
9.There is also good taste in piety THIS at last said 'Away with SUCH a God Better to have no God, better to set up destiny on one's own account, better to be a fool, better to be God oneself'. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

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