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  • n. Plural form of monk.

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Examples

  • Were I to describe that scene to which he called the monks, all men of his own birth and training, were I to dwell upon the appearance and the character of the oldest and the wisest, who was also the most famous there, I should extend this essay beyond its true limit, as I should also do were I to write down, even briefly, the account of his just, resigned, and holy death.

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  • Why do I keep seein 'monks who look like air nation? alan flashbacks meng

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  • I believe an order of monks is currently trying to put the whole thing back together like a gigantic jigsaw puzzle.

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  • Suffice to say that the folks at Zero Point Zero are the Shaolin monks/Kung Fu masters of video pornography, and Gourmet Magazine gives them an incredible Hi-Def canvas to work with.

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  • The second half of the ordination ceremony was performed by Wisdom author Ajahn Brahm — the abbot of Bodhinyana — along with other monks from the monastery.

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  • Only these guys are monks from the Shaolin Temple in China's Henan Province.

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  • The kids measure their kung fu classroom for shelving; hear a folktale about Shaolin monks using volume estimates to solve the mystery of a haunted well; figure out the distance between a tree and a house to determine if the branches could scrape the window; and even find a hidden room by comparing dimensions!

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  • Collections of sutras have no plot or narrative, but Sutra's sutra illustrates Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's story of spending several months with the Shaolin monks in their monastery near Dengfeng City in China's Henan Province, founded in 495 AD.

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  • The first poster is, however, even more seriously deluded and may, for all I know, believe also in albino assassin monks from a non-monastic society.

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  • No doubt that would irk all of the people throughout the ages, like monks from the Middle Ages, who have tried to claim the moon was theirs.

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