And even that austere and cautious man, though he frowned as he read the news of the "miracle," could not completely restrain some inner emotion.
Father Paissy repeated austerely and reverently.
The monks looked austere but waited for guidance from the elder.
Their suspense was, from one point of view, almost frivolous, but even the most austere of the monks were affected by it.
As Alyosha left the monastery and thought them over, he suddenly realized that he had met a new and unexpected friend, a warmly loving teacher, in this austere monk who had hitherto treated him sternly.
He was of humble origin, of strong will and steadfast faith, of austere appearance, but of deep tenderness, though he obviously concealed it as though he were almost ashamed of it.
There was a small vertical line between her brows which gave her charming face a look of concentrated thought, almost austere at the first glance.
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He took a vow of silence and leads an austere life at the monastery.
While most kids are partying at college, she practiced austerity during her college years.