Cynthia telephoned at two-thirty, fulfilling her promise to let Dean know when she'd safely arrived.
She would not tell me what you took from her in fulfilling her oath to you, but you did not choose anything a man like Sirian would have chosen.
May we not then infer that man, as man, has his proper function, and that the well-being or " doing well " that all seek really lies in fulfilling well the proper function of man, - that is, in living well that life of the rational soul which we recognize as man's distinctive attribute ?
The fulfilling of that duty was one of the most beautiful features of the life of the early Church, and it did perhaps more than anything else to make the Christian circle attractive.
Here they were placed under the authority of a prior, and were condemned to severe manual labour, fulfilling the duties usually executed by the lay brothers, who acted as farmservants.