But the slap and the blessing stood him friend, says Mr Vincent, for to make up he taught him a trick worth two of the other so that maid, wife, abbess and widow to this day affirm that they would rather any time of the month whisper in his ear in the dark of a cowhouse or get a lick on the nape from his long holy tongue than lie with the finest strapping young ravisher in the four fields of all Ireland.
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The abbess assigned her a chamber, and had breakfast served.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
The abbess, a spectre, sanctifies them and terrifies them.