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Sanctimony, that which implies the idea of sanctity: “if vows be --es,” Troil. V, 2, 139. Hence piety and devoutness shown: “which holy undertaking with most austere s. she accomplished,” All's IV, 3, 59. “if s. be the gods' delight,” Troil. V, 2, 140. And == outward sanctity, hypocrisy: “if s. and a frail vow betwixt an erring barbarian and a supersubtle Venetian be not too hard for my wits,” Oth. I, 3, 362.
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