promise or oath
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Vows are particularly serious promises or oaths, often made within a religious context, such as a wedding vow or a vow of chastity.

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  • Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.
    • Ecclesiastes. V. 5.
  • Oh, why should vows so fondly made,
    Be broken ere the morrow,
    To one who loves as never maid
    Loved in this world of sorrow?
  • Vows with so much passion, swears with so much grace,
    That 'tis a kind of Heaven to be deluded by him.
  • Let us embrace, and from this very moment
    Vow an eternal misery together.
  • Ay, springes to catch woodcocks. I do know
    When the blood burns, how prodigal the soul
    Lends the tongue vows.

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