Sentence Examples

  • According to this authority Jovinian in 388 was living at Rome the celibate life of an ascetic monk, possessed a good acquaintance with the Bible, and was the author of several minor works, but, undergoing an heretical change of view, afterwards became a self-indulgent Epicurean and unrefined sensualist.
  • The Church will however insist that all of its own clergy remain celibate once in a civil partnership.
  • He is vowed to the cult, and becomes celibate for at least duration of this stage.
  • She stayed celibate, never dating, in order to maintain her cover.
  • He has now ditched the lifestyle traditionally adopted by someone in their 20s, and will have remained celibate for seven years next month.

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