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  • Terry was rough, he was surly, he was colloquial, he despised many fine and gracious things, he offended many fine and gracious people, but these acerbities made up the haircloth robe wherewith he defended a devotion to such holy work as no cowled monk ever knew.

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

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