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monk
used in Of Human Bondage

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a male member of a religious order typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
  • It traced its origin to an abbey school, founded before the Conquest, where the rudiments of learning were taught by Augustine monks; and, like many another establishment of this sort, on the destruction of the monasteries it had been reorganised by the officers of King Henry VIII and thus acquired its name.
    15-16 — Chapters 15-16 (1% in)
  • Athelny and Philip installed themselves in the great monkish chairs, and Sally brought them in two plates of beef, Yorkshire pudding, baked potatoes, and cabbage.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (24% in)
  • There were portraits of men with large, melancholy eyes which seemed to say you knew not what; there were long monks in the Franciscan habit or in the Dominican, with distraught faces, making gestures whose sense escaped you; there was an Assumption of the Virgin; there was a Crucifixion in which the painter by some magic of feeling had been able to suggest that the flesh of Christ's dead body was not human flesh only but divine; and there was an Ascension in which the Saviour seemed...
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (70% in)
  • The noble walks with the monkish heart within him, and his eyes see things which saints in their cells see too, and he is unastounded.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (78% in)
  • They sat down at the old ironing-table in the high-backed monkish chairs, and Mrs. Athelny poured tea out of a lustre teapot which gave a note of England and the country-side to the festivity.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (26% in)

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