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  • "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.

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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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