Black Monk


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Black Monk

n
(Roman Catholic Church) a Benedictine monk
References in classic literature ?
'There was a sullen darkness in the sky, and the sun had gone angrily down, tinting the dull clouds with the last traces of his wrath, when the same black monk walked slowly on, with folded arms, within a stone's-throw of the abbey.
The old abbey flourished then; and the five sisters, living on its fair domains, paid yearly dues to the black monks of St Benedict, to which fraternity it belonged.
'It was a bright and sunny morning in the pleasant time of summer, when one of those black monks emerged from the abbey portal, and bent his steps towards the house of the fair sisters.
ANTON CHEKHOV'S STORY, THE BLACK MONK. HANYA YANAGIHARA'S A LITTLE LIFE.
The Emerson String Quartet presents "Shostakovich and the Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy" (July 17), an exploration of one man's obsession with art.
Mehta's 'The Black Monk' collection at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017 had subtle glamour and drapes that offered a feminine as well as masculine look.
Over the years, there's been talk of tunnels haunted by a "Black Monk" and ones which 12th century monks would walk through to visit ladies of ill repute passing, on their way, a chest of gold coins guarded by a raven.
* We love the glasses, and the black monk strap shoe is the perfect finishing touch.
The dramatic-looking Monk's Table, Soot or the almost totally black Monk's Table.
When a hooded black monk appeared in the playground, the pupils and the teachers were thrown into panic.
Discovering a black monk in the ghostly silence of the deserted village they tend his injuries but instead of thanks he demands the removal of the human heads from the avenue of death.
Stable jockey Richard Hughes prefers The Art Of Racing and more will be required off a 2lb higher mark, but the return to 6f could bring further progress from Black Monk as he didn't look the strongest of stayers over further and Ryan Moore is not a bad substitute in the saddle.