If the eating of cheese were a religious act, and its odor an incense, I could not say enough of the devoutness of the Bavarians.
A feeling of devoutness does not cover at all the sense I mean.
Religion isn't a feeling of piety or devoutness; it is action.
He was struck by the strange contrast of devoutness and love of liberty.
Another noticeable feature of the lives of all these people was their devoutness in the matter of thanks before and after meat.
She was the first wife he had ever had, and he wished a devoutness in that consummation.
There was nothing like the devoutness of the Russians in the worshippers I saw in Rome.
A pretension to devoutness and asceticism was one of the fashions in Molire's time.
Its works possess a peculiar simplicity and devoutness—much tranquillity and gentleness of sentiment.
And the mind of the young man was not unnaturally affected by her devoutness.