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I meant to cover it just as much as could be, Diana, but when I carried it in I was imagining I was a nun--of course I'm a Protestant but I imagined I was a Catholic--taking the veil to bury a broken heart in cloistered seclusion; and I forgot all about covering the pudding sauce.
And could they, remembering how her young heart had sickened at the thought of cloistered walls, look upon her grave, in garbs which would chill the very ashes within it?
How little real sympathy there exists between us; how many of my thoughts and feelings are gloomily cloistered within my own mind; how much of my higher and better self is indeed unmarried - doomed either to harden and sour in the sunless shade of solitude, or to quite degenerate and fall away for lack of nutriment in this unwholesome soil
The restoration of the gems (accidentally picked up by Father Brown, of all people) ended the evening in uproarious triumph; and Sir Leopold, in his height of good humour, even told the priest that though he himself had broader views, he could respect those whose creed required them to be cloistered and ignorant of this world.
Or why should a woman liken herself to any historical woman, and think, because Sappho, or Sevigne, or De Stael, or the cloistered souls who have had genius and cultivation do not satisfy the imagination and the serene Themis, none can,--certainly not she?
Many have left the seclusion of cloistered convents and traditional duties at church schools and hospitals to live in apartments and work in the community, often with for-profit organizations or even the state paying their salaries.
Instead of the dematerialised architecture of the ground floor, the lower level has a vaguely cloistered air, imparted by solid structure, rows of columns at the edge of a lightwell, shadows, and a 20 m long wall painting that suggests fragments of an old fresco.
Besides the Benedictine order, there are others, such as the Trappists, Cistercians, and Carthusians, who follow the same rule but generally have a more austere, cloistered lifestyle.
Music history has entered the cloistered convents of early modern Italy, and scholars are reconstructing the rich musical past of institutions of religious women in the major cities of the peninsula.
With the traditional cloistered courtyard as his point of departure, Thibault subtly reinterprets this powerful historical archetype through considerations of light, space, materiality and the relationship of the complex to its wider surroundings.
An order of cloistered Benedictine nuns in France may never leave their convent, but their voices will travel far.
Some of the most celebrated authors of the period were cloistered nuns: St.