Sentence Examples

  • The number of monastic institutions in the island is very small.
  • A monastic library was the proper place for this gentle emotional dreamer, who clung so fondly to the ancient traditions.
  • Howie biked to work as wheel-less Julie had driven her boyfriend's Mustang to her monastic meeting in Vermont.
  • No less, indeed, than twenty buildings of ecclesiastical or monastic character have been enumerated in the three islands.
  • A zealot for monastic and clerical reform, he introduced a more severe discipline, including the practice of flagellation, into the house, which, under his rule, quickly attained celebrity, and became a model for other foundations.