Religious house

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a monastery or convent.

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In process of time this religious house again fell into desuetude; but before it disappeared it had achieved a great name for good works, and in especial for the piety of its members.
I shall take up my abode in a religious house near Lisle--a nunnery you would call it; there I shall be quiet and unmolested.
When the Black Knight for it becomes necessary to resume the train of his adventures left the Trysting-tree of the generous Outlaw, he held his way straight to a neighbouring religious house, of small extent and revenue, called the Priory of Saint Botolph, to which the wounded Ivanhoe had been removed when the castle was taken, under the guidance of the faithful Gurth, and the magnanimous Wamba.
he asked, in the Anglo-French dialect used in religious houses.
For about 90 years the hospital was not appropriated to any religious house, being under the care of lay custodians who appointed a rector or master to supervise the chaplains.
In the chapel, for instance, it's possible to view a series of 3D models showing the building in three different phases of its history, from its original use as a banqueting hall in the 1100s to its conversion into a religious house in the 17th Century and on into modern times.
The dimensions of the walls and the association with certain building materials and tiled floors suggests we are looking at a religious house and a high status medieval building,' the BBC quoted Buckley as saying.
Ian Morgan Cron writes about growing up in an overly religious house with an alcoholic father who was in the CIA.
It''s a small, silver-style container which we believe is used to keep communion wafers in and may have come from a church or a religious house.
lt;strong>&nbsp;</strong>"If somebody wants to build a religious house of worship, they should do it and we shouldn't be in the business of picking which religions can and which religions can't," Bloomberg said in a recent radio address.
shopping mall, sky rise, hotel, sporting event, transportation hub, religious house or school.
A religious house should be a refuge, where one can step away from political madness in search of peace," Walsh opined.

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