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  • All these old abbots and bishops used to write most beautifully, with such taste and so much care and diligence.
  • On a sheet of thick writing-paper the prince had written in medieval characters the legend: "The gentle Abbot Pafnute signed this."
  • He has just written out ’Abbot Pafnute signed this’ for me.
  • So, now then, who is this abbot?
  • "Abbot Pafnute," said our friend, seriously and with deference.
  • When the general asked me, in his study, to write something for him, to show my handwriting, I wrote ’The Abbot Pafnute signed this,’ in the exact handwriting of the abbot.
  • When the general asked me, in his study, to write something for him, to show my handwriting, I wrote ’The Abbot Pafnute signed this,’ in the exact handwriting of the abbot.
  • "Yes—Abbot Gurot, a Jesuit," said Ivan Petrovitch.
  • However, of course you value the memory of the deceased so very highly; and he certainly was the kindest of men; to which fact, by the way, I ascribe, more than to anything else, the success of the abbot in influencing his religious convictions.
  • "There," explained the prince, with great delight and animation, "there, that’s the abbot’s real signature—from a manuscript of the fourteenth century.
  • Who is this abbot?" cried Mrs. Epanchin to her retreating husband in a tone of excited annoyance.
  • "Yes, my dear, it was an old abbot of that name-I must be off to see the count, he’s waiting for me, I’m late—Good-bye!
  • —What abbot—Who’s Pafnute?" she added, brusquely.
  • "The Abbot Pafnute lived in the fourteenth century," began the prince; "he was in charge of one of the monasteries on the Volga, about where our present Kostroma government lies.
  • "Wasn’t it this same Pavlicheff about whom there was a strange story in connection with some abbot?
  • I don’t remember who the abbot was, but I remember at one time everybody was talking about it," remarked the old dignitary.

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  • Many boys hope the Saholin abbot will select them as monks.
  • Of all the throng there was scarce one who was not labor-stained and weary, for Abbot Berghersh was a hard man to himself and to others.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The White Company

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