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  • A Monastery.
  • This is a thing that Angelo knows not: for he this very day receives letters of strange tenour: perchance of the duke’s death; perchance entering into some monastery; but, by chance, nothing of what is writ.

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  • Henry VIII’s Dissolution of the Monasteries was the largest legally enforced transfer of property in English history since the Norman Conquest.
  • What’s the routine on joining a monastery?
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye

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