While she would never have described her parents as over-protective, their devotion to their children was never in doubt.
There was no mistaking the devotion in the beautiful blue eyes.
My devotion to being a Guardian is the foundation of who I am.
For all his sacrifice and devotion to one foolish Tiyan Warlord after another, he had nothing.
It is this intrinsic power of fervent invocation and worship which found an early expression in the term brahma; and its independent existence as an active moral principle in shaping the destinies of man became recognized in the Vedic pantheon in the conception of a god Brihaspati or Brahmanaspati, " lord of prayer or devotion," the divine priest and the guardian of the pious worshipper.
Voluntary flagellation, as a form of exalted devotion, occurs in almost all religions.
He seems to have served Tiberius as an official scrutineer of the imperial officials and he commemorated his devotion by the foundation of the city of Tiberias.
To the upbuilding of this church Asbury gave the rest of his life, working with tireless devotion and wonderful energy.
This curious trio lived for twenty-one years a life wholly given to devotion, study and charity, until the death of Law on the 9th of April 1761.
But to be fair, I see certain admirable qualities in the nationalist: a kind of loyalty, not to an ideal, but to an organization; the unquestioning devotion and the complete lack of self-doubt.
But for Miss Sullivan's genius, untiring perseverance and devotion, I could not have progressed as far as I have toward natural speech.
It was, then, to a good subject that Miss Sullivan brought her devotion and intelligence, and fearless willingness to experiment.
It is neither the quality nor the quantity, but the devotion to sensual savors; when that which is eaten is not a viand to sustain our animal, or inspire our spiritual life, but food for the worms that possess us.
I ask an opportunity to atone for my fault and prove my devotion to His Majesty the Emperor and to Russia!
"Is it possible that Amelie" (Mademoiselle Bourienne) "thinks I could be jealous of her, and not value her pure affection and devotion to me?"
And in order to realize vividly his love devotion to the sovereign, Rostov pictured to himself an enemy or a deceitful German, whom he would not only kill with pleasure but whom he would slap in the face before the Emperor.
I have not yet met that divine purity and devotion I look for in women.
Only at prayer did she feel able to think clearly and calmly of Prince Andrew and Anatole, as men for whom her feelings were as nothing compared with her awe and devotion to God.