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  • The volume which describes her conventual life is as graphic as Miss Brontes Villette, but we can only dwell on one passage of it.
  • Catherine possessed several good qualities, but had been brought up in a conventual seclusion and was scarcely a wife Charles would have chosen for himself.
  • The monastic buildings required for public purposes have been made over to the communal and provincial authorities, while the same authorities have been entrusted with the administration of the ecclesiastical revenues previously set apart for charity and education, and objects of art and historical interest have been consigned to public libraries and museums. By these laws the reception of novices was forbidden in the existing conventual establishments the extinction of which had been decreed, and all new foundations were forbidden, except those engaged in instruction and the care of the sick.
  • The same statutes will also serve as rules for the rights of passage of deacons or conventual chaplain, whatever their age on reception.
  • The same statutes will also serve as rules for the rights of passage of deacons or conventual chaplain, whatever their age on reception.

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