And I have always despised the monkish obscurity cultivated by certain academics.
This makes you, at turns, desirous of luxury and monkish asceticism, as you strike a balance between the two.
His allurements were of the flesh, fleshly; and, if monkish legends say true, they were oftentimes difficult to resist.
I took off my hat, that they might see I wore no monkish tonsure, and drank.
I could not help laughing, as I read this monkish and yet most unmonk-like statute.
He needs no dungeon keeps and monkish cells to play about in—not he!
Altogether the library gave evidence of a refined taste, and was a cross between a monkish cell and a sybarite's bower.
No other document presents so well as it the ideals of the monkish life.
The word "oportuebat" was too bad for monkish, or rather for Roman, ears.
Fulbert could not prevail upon the monkish Robert to repress Godfrey by force.