religion (n.)
religious observance, spiritual duty, obligation
AC V.ii.199[Dolabella to Cleopatra] your command, / Which my love makes religion to obey
AYL IV.i.182[Orlando to Rosalind as Ganymede, of keeping his promise] With no less religion than if thou wert indeed my Rosalind
RJ I.ii.87[Romeo to Benvolio, of looking at other women than Rosaline] When the devout religion of mine eye / Maintains such falsehood, then turn tears to fires
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