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Sample sentences for the GRE study word monastic

monastic can be used as a adj
monastic can be used as a noun

1.A pretty maid in an apron might be even more agreeable, perhaps but for your severe monastic style it does very well.. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
2."Luxury Land," a keen satire on monks and monastic religion. - from English Literature by William J. Long
3.The monastic orders gladly accept this heavy peasant earthenware, which is easily fashioned into a Capuchin or an Ursuline. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.The monastic regime, good at the beginning of civilization, useful in the reduction of the brutal by the spiritual, is bad when peoples have reached their manhood. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.The two friends met her in the corridor, greatly troubled and much upset by such strange events she called some of the nuns, who against all monastic custom found themselves in the presence of five men. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.After nine years of spiritual conflict Newman retired to Littlemore, where, with a few followers, he led a life of almost monastic seclusion, still striving to reconcile his changing belief with the doctrines of his own church. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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