Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. monasterium, Gr. , fr. a solitary, a monk, fr. to be alone, live in solitude, fr. mo`nos alone. Cf. Minister
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. monasterium—Gr. monastērion—monastēs, a monk—monos, alone.
There was no monastery, not even a plan of one.
"Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln" by Charles L. Marson
His monastery was far up, on the top of the great rock in which the cave was.
"Stories of the Saints by Candle-Light" by Vera C. Barclay
Like the St. Edmund's Monastery itself!
"Past and Present" by Thomas Carlyle
A thousand monasteries were suppressed and their wealth added to the crown.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
But there were monasteries and monasteries.
"The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886" by Various
A separate entrance led from the monastery into the temple.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
In this place he founded two monasteries, which were to be the origin of the city of Ghent (610).
"Belgium" by Emile Cammaerts
But every Burman boy expects to spend some time, though it may be only a week or a month, in a monastery.
"A Tour of the Missions" by Augustus Hopkins Strong
A novitiate had to be passed, and young boys were to be educated in the monastery, but were not expected to become monks.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Chin Tien Monastery, on summit of Omei Shan, 193-199.
"A Wayfarer in China" by Elizabeth Kendall
Golden lights and lengthening shadows,
Flings the splendid sun declining,
O'er the monastery garden
Rich in flower, fruit and foliage.
"Fra Pedro" by Emma Lazarus
He heard, across the howling seas,
Chime convent-bells on wintry nights;
He saw, on spray-swept Hebrides,
Twinkle the monastery-lights;
"Saint Brandan" by Matthew Arnold
On a fateful day, an unlucky time,
Unannounced, it may happen thus:
Stifling, blacker still than a monastery
Utter madness descends on us.
"On a fateful day, an unlucky time" by Boris Pasternak
What words they taught were nails to scratch the head.
Benignant works explained the chanting brood.
Their monastery lit black solitude,
As one might think a star that heavenward led.
"Forest History" by George Meredith
The vine-leaf shadows darkened in the cell--
And barefoot friars passed the close-shut door;
At vespers rang the monastery bell,
Yet still he lay, unheeding, where he fell,
Cross of black outstretched upon the floor.
"Jean De Breboeuf" by Virna Sheard
President Obama lauched a three-day tour of Southeast Asia in Bangkok on Sunday, touring the Wat Pho Royal Monastery.
President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walk through the Wat Pho Royal Monastery in Bangkok on Sunday.
Scattered Remains of the Santa Maria de Ovila Monastery.
He was a longtime member of the St Thomas of Villanova Monastery community.
It's sad that the nuns of Mount Benedict Monastery are planning to leave the Ogden area after almost 70 years in the Top of Utah.
Mt Sinai, Egypt, is shown in the background of St Catherine's Monastery.
The teak on interior walls was salvaged from a monastery in Thailand.
Monastery opens its doors for a "day of mindfulness ," which includes lunch.
"It's much more challenging than we would imagine," said Carolyn Cronin, 64, who lives near the monastery and regularly attends the mindfulness days.
President Obama lauched a three-day tour of Southeast Asia in Bangkok on Sunday, touring the Wat Pho Royal Monastery .
Larry Cannon, Monastery Beach, Carmel, watercolor, 13 x 21.
This photo taken on March 11, 2012 shows a Tibetan monk outside the restive Kirti monastery in China's southwestern province of Sichuan.
Monastery chaplain honored at 100th birthday.
Another Tibetan dies after setting himself on fire near monastery in western China.
Moscow's Sretensky Monastery Choir embarks on US tour.
This reluctance is closely related to the deep origins of the modern (experimental) physics, which stays in the Middle Age occidental monasteries.
Outline for a formal general theory of physical measurements
There have been several conjectures about the fate of Ma jorana, including suicide, a retreat in a monastery and a ﬂight to a foreign country .
Ettore Majorana and his heritage seventy years later
The material is presented as a sequence of problems, which is peculiar not only to Zen monasteries but also to elite mathematical education (at least in Russia).
Basic differential geometry as a sequence of interesting problems
The (s, r)-colouring problem (s-COLr ) asks for a colouring of the vertices of G that uses at most s colours, never assigns ∗A preliminary version of this work was presented at the 37th International Workshop on GraphTheoretic Concepts in Computer Science (Tepl´a Monastery, Czech Rep., June 2011).
The Complexity of the Empire Colouring Problem