Sentence Examples


  • His face wore a calm look of piety and resignation to the will of God.
  • David, the conqueror, was followed by his son Solomon, famous for his wealth, wisdom and piety, above all for the magnificent Temple which he built at Jerusalem.
  • In this capacity his sincere piety and amiable character gained him great influence.
  • That his temperament at the same time was frigid and comparatively passionless cannot be denied; but neither ought this to be imputed to him as a fault; hostile criticisms upon the grief for a father's death, that " was soothed by the conscious satisfaction that I had discharged all the duties of filial piety," seem somewhat out of place.
  • He shared the piety and superstition of the age, and did much for the spread of Christianity.