Sentence Examples


  • Isaac is by general consent of the Christian church taken as a representative of the unobtrusive, restful, piously contemplative type of human character.
  • These had been piously buried near a Roman road.
  • His last days he spent on his estate at Gruzina, carefully collecting all his memorials of Alexander, whose memory he most piously cherished.
  • He was privileged to survive the victory of the Christians at Lepanto; but on the 1st of May in the following year he died, as piously as he had lived.
  • To the native Egyptians Alexander appeared as a deliverer from the Persian tyranny, and he sacrificed piously to the gods of Memphis.