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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • This place was his almonry and cloister in one: here, after looking to the feeding of his four-footed dependants, the celibate would walk and meditate of an evening till the moon’s rays streamed in through the cobwebbed windows, or total darkness enveloped the scene.

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  • The priests are celibate.
  • That church accepts gays and lesbians, but says they should remain celibate.

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