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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Monk
 
A runaway monk never speaks well of his convent.  Italian.  1
Offend one monk and the lappets of all cowls will flutter as far as Rome.  German.  2
The abbey does not fail for the want of one monk.  French.  3
The monk responds as the abbot chants.  French, Italian.  4
’Tis not the habit that makes the monk.  5
What a monk thinks he dares.  French.  6
 
 
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