Somewhat coyly, Skidmore admits that “Richard was to break this solemn vow in spectacular style.”
No person who has taken holy orders which involve a solemn vow to celibacy can contract a valid marriage.
Heaven knows how anxiously I sought to fulfil that solemn vow!
He bore the external signs of an infirm magician, while his face was hidden in a cloth to mark the imposition of a solemn vow.
The simple act released the child and his parents of their solemn vow.
Inclination, again seizing its opportunity, urged me then and there to take a solemn vow never to smoke again.
She had made a solemn vow, too, that she would never be unkind to Alice again!
To answer the truth was to betray the confession and to break his solemn vow before God, as a priest.
Then she spoke of the facts to Yates, after extracting a solemn vow of secrecy.
Soon after Doris's adventure with the flute, Marian and Gwendolen made a most solemn vow.