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monk
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Under the guidance of her Christian pastors, she entertained herself, besides, with such humane achievements as sentencing a youth to have his hands cut off, his tongue torn out with pincers, and his body burned alive, because he had not kneeled down in the rain to do honour to a dirty procession of monks which passed within his view, at a distance of some fifty or sixty yards.

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  • a Tibetan monk wearing an orange robe
  • a Catholic monk leading a life of austerity

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