mendicant


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The mendicant continued to rip his garments; and drew from amid his rags a hundred and fifty Spanish double pistoles, which he laid down on the table; then he opened the door, bowed, and went out before the young man, stupefied by his letter, had ventured to address a word to him.
Bazin was stupefied at the sight of the gold, and forgot that he came to announce D'Artagnan, who, curious to know who the mendicant could be, came to Aramis on leaving Athos.
Before Mrs Wilfer could wave her gloves, the Mendicant's bride in her merriest affectionate manner went on again.
The eyes of the mendicant dashed with cupidity, but he quickly suppressed his emotion.
This episode considerably distracted the attention of the audience; and a goodly number of spectators, among them Robin Poussepain, and all the clerks at their head, gayly applauded this eccentric duet, which the scholar, with his shrill voice, and the mendicant had just improvised in the middle of the prologue.
Nevertheless, tranquillity was gradually restored, the scholar held his peace, the mendicant counted over some coins in his hat, and the piece resumed the upper hand.
The various implements required by a mendicant, such as robes, staff, food and water bowls, and a mat to sit on, are formally gifted to the mendicant at the time of diksa.
They include a superb analysis of the repercussions of Charles Maigrot's fateful mandate against the Chinese rites of 1693, which formally inaugurated the most dramatic phase of the long-simmering controversy between the Jesuits and their mainly mendicant adversaries over the accommodation between Christianity and Confucianism, Chinese religion, and the worship of ancestors.
But this cup didn't come from a mendicant; it was my grandfather's.
Within its narrow compass, this book ably treats the large issue of mendicant friars and the cross in the thirteenth century.
After Kokusen's death he traveled throughout western Japan as a mendicant priest.
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