Usage examples for monk

  1. So the king went back as before under the sissoo tree, put the goblin on his shoulder, and started toward the monk. – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  2. The monk told my mother that it was an unlucky name and I needed to have it changed. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  3. Why, he hit Black Mazzard once, sor, for asking him why he didn't choose a pretty gyurl, and not live like a monk. – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  4. The score of this he had given to a friend, a monk, after whose death it passed into the hands of some musician, who published it much to Rossini's annoyance. – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  5. " It is given out by General Monk himself," I replied. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  6. " Hush, my daughter," said the old monk, very gently. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  7. Now, whenever you see a lion in a picture with an old monk, him you will know to be St. Jerome. – The Book of Art for Young People by Agnes Conway Sir Martin Conway
  8. Every monk who passed by on his way to the chapter entreated a sick sister to confess to him, and...! – The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional by Father Chiniquy
  9. So saying the abbess retired from the threshold, making way for a form in the garb of a monk, with the hood drawn over the face. – Leila or, The Siege of Granada, Book V. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  10. My daughter, said the good monk, I will pray for you, others will pray for you- but before all things, you must pray for yourself. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  11. That good monk again! – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  12. A monk from the Dominican Convent, who knows him well, saluted him and noticed the direction he went. – The Amulet by Hendrik Conscience
  13. I didn't like that monk either! – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  14. Thereupon the mother had ran up and had made him leave hold of the dagger, saying that the boy was doing very well at school, and was getting on with his letters, for he was one day to be a monk. – The Book of Were-Wolves by Sabine Baring-Gould
  15. He added to the three monastic vows a fourth, which many authorities claim now appeared for the first time,- namely, that of irrevocable vows- once a monk, always a monk. – A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  16. But don't you think, John, you may get tired of being a monk, and then the house will have to be built back again. – A Mere Accident by George Moore
  17. For text the monk selected the fifteenth chapter of Saint John's gospel: 'The branch, ' etc. – Joan of Arc by Ronald Sutherland Gower
  18. As Jack approached the monk, he saw the latter raise his head and glance at him meaningly. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  19. " Indeed time was," said the Monk. – The Ideal by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum