Usage examples for religiously

  1. To him who is " religiously free" religion is an affair of the heart, it is to him his own affair, it is to him a " sacredly serious matter." – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
  2. This superb chamber was always reserved for his most honoured guests, and in giving it to our young hero he desired to testify that he recognised and appreciated his rank, though he religiously respected his incognito. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  3. Except when he was actually within, the Professor left his room door religiously locked. – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer
  4. Religiously, the enemies of the Habsburgs were the German Protestants. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  5. So you positively do not know any more than this of what she has so religiously held secret? – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green
  6. I'm not religiously inclined; but, of course, one has to teach a child to say his prayers. – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  7. The Cerceris has eaten Weevil; her ancestors have all eaten Weevil, religiously. – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
  8. 6 And shall we then think it to be any very great and strange thing for the Lord of all to raise up those that religiously serve him in the assurance of a good faith, when even by a bird he shows us the greatness of his power to fulfil his promise? – The Forbidden Gospels and Epistles, Complete by Archbishop Wake
  9. For her own part, though she told herself religiously that she had done no wrong, she was singularly ill at ease. – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  10. It was however the pious gift of the vestry woman- who shewed us the interior- and who had religiously rescued it, during the Revolution, from the demolition of a neighbouring abbey. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  11. The sacred geese of Juno, which had been so religiously spared in the famine, were frightened by the rustling beneath, and proclaimed their terror in their own noisy fashion. – A Book of Golden Deeds by Charlotte M. Yonge
  12. She was a strange, thoughtful child, much given to reflecting on the power and presence of infinity, for she was religiously taught. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  13. One day, as a bevy of us girls were singing and chattering in the parlor, Cousin Gerrit entered and, in mysterious tones, said: " I have a most important secret to tell you, which you must keep to yourselves religiously for twenty- four hours." – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton