Usage examples for religiously

  1. Was not Uncle Jasper, even in his old age, religiously exacting in his hour or more of gun exercise each day? – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
  2. The last of these days is the Day of Atonement, and is religiously kept by every Jew. – The Religious Life of London by J. Ewing Ritchie
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. I once knew a certain high school teacher, who believed religiously in every kind of freedom. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  9. But there are some that are arch villains this way; they shall to view live a whole life religiously and yet shall be guilty of these most horrible sins. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  10. 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
  11. Sunday morning services were religiously attended; charities of free giving, the giving which did not cost personal effort, were never failing. – Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness by Robert S. Carroll
  12. 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
  13. It was religiously boiled down," and ran something like this: " You are not displeased with me?" – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  14. The many legends relating to St. Paul and his stay upon the group are most religiously cherished and believed in at Malta, and it would be considered little less than an insult, by a native, to question their verity. – The Story of Malta by Maturin M. Ballou
  15. Except when he was actually within, the Professor left his room door religiously locked. – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. The Cerceris has eaten Weevil; her ancestors have all eaten Weevil, religiously – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre