a Kempis


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à Kem·pis

 (ə kĕm′pĭs, ä), Thomas
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Noun1.à Kempis - German ecclesiastic (1380-1471)a Kempis - German ecclesiastic (1380-1471)  
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On reaching Petersburg Pierre did not let anyone know of his arrival, he went nowhere and spent whole days in reading Thomas a Kempis, whose book had been sent him by someone unknown.
I have a quarto Shakespeare, I think," he said, "that I marked at Sotheby's, also a manuscript Thomas a Kempis, and a first edition of Herrick.
She read so eagerly and constantly in her three books, the Bible, Thomas a Kempis, and the "Christian Year" (no longer rejected as a "hymn-book"), that they filled her mind with a continual stream of rhythmic memories; and she was too ardently learning to see all nature and life in the light of her new faith, to need any other material for her mind to work on, as she sat with her well-plied needle, making shirts and other complicated stitchings, falsely called "plain,"--by no means plain to Maggie, since wristband and sleeve and the like had a capability of being sewed in wrong side outward in moments of mental wandering.
Grantee: AssociacEuo de Pais dos Alunos da Ecoescola Thomas A Kempis (Association of Parents of Students of Thomas A Kempis Ecoescola)