How to use Nun in a sentence

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  • In fact, it was empty, except for the nun who brought her breakfast.

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  • He married a portionless nun.

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  • Her piety was already so noteworthy that it was said that Clotaire had married a nun, not a queen.

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  • In the same century the monastery of Gandersheim, south of Hanover, was the retreat of the learned nun Hroswitha, who celebrated the exploits of Otho in leonine hexameters, and composed in prose six moral and religious plays in imitation of Terence.

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  • In the British Museum are the bronze matrices of seals of ZEthilwald, bishop of Dunwich, about Boo; of lElfric, alderman of Hampshire, about 985; and the finely carved ivory double matrix of Godwin the thane (on the obverse) and of the nun Godcythe (on the reverse), of the beginning of the 11th century.

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  • The scene of the legend now shifts to Rome, where Diocletian falls in love with a lovely nun named Ripsime; she, rather than gratify his passion, flees with her abbess Gaiana and several priests to Armenia.

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  • Her education was strict, and her own wish was to be a nun in a convent of the order of the Visitation founded by her mother.

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  • It is possible that she may have been a nun, as a convent had been founded in earlier times on Traprain Law.

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  • West of the Nun all the estuaries up to the Forcados seem to be true mouths of the great river, while the Benin river, though linked to the others by transverse channels, may be more properly regarded as an independent stream.

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  • Nunna is probably to be identified with Nun, described in the Chronicle as the kinsman of Ine of Wessex who fought with him against Gerent, king of the West Welsh, in 710.

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  • Ports might be opened at Agadir Ighir (once occupied by the Portuguese for thirty years as Santa Cruz), Massa, Ifni, Arksis and Assaka at the mouth of the Wad Nun.

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  • The return trip took them past Bascomb Place and as they rounded the corner, Fred yelled "Stop!" so violently Dean thought he was about to run down an unseen nun.

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  • He couldn't have felt guiltier if he were molesting a nun.

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  • She left him when he unjustly killed her brother, and fled to Medardus, bishop of Poitiers, who, notwithstanding the danger of the act, consecrated her as a nun.

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  • Chaucer in his Nun's Priest's Tale ranks Bradwardine with St Augustine.

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  • First of all living things was Re; rid told how he arose as a naked babe from a lotus-flower floated on the primeval ocean Nun.

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  • Perhaps the truest and most feeling human documents of the century are the five epistles written by Marianna Alcoforado (q.v.) known to history as the Letters of a Portuguese Nun.

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  • Julio Cesar Machado and Fialho de Almeida made their mark by many humorous publications, and, in the domain of pure literary criticism, mention must be made of Antonio Pedro Lopes de Mendonga, Rebello da Silva, Dr Joaquim de Vasconcellos, Mme Michaelis de Vasconcellos, Silva Pinto, the favourite disciple of Castello Branco, and of Luciano Cordeiro, founder of the Lisbon Geographical Society, whose able monograph, Soror Marianna, vindicated the authenticity of the Letters of a Portuguese Nun and showed Marianna Alcoforado to be their authoress.

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  • Reichard, a German geographer, had suggested that the Rio Nun was the mouth of the Niger.

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  • Thus far, he didn't know what it was he was supposed to need from the nun in front of him, and he was too cautious to set this bridge on fire.

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  • Deidre was seated for a minute before a red-faced nun brought out a tray with a plate heaped with food and a coffee pot with creamer, sugars and mug.

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  • After three years in simple vows, the young nun may ask to take solemn vows which bind her for life.

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  • Which theater is haunted by the apparition of a nun?

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  • She was a healer and friend who had taken ordination as a Buddhist nun.

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  • Asked for her reasons, she was quite emphatic that she had seen a nun walking amidst the trees near the house.

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  • They were religious with one of the girls becoming a nun, two of the boys Jesuit priests, and another a Dominican friar.

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  • I got so many grimaces dressed as a nun at Run For Home, I think I'll wear the same!

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  • His sister Isabella, soon to become a nun, pleads with Lord Angelo for her brother's life.

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  • Q. What do you call a nun with a washing machine on her head?

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  • Where else will you read about a sound system run by a nun?

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  • Sister Mary McArthur, the singing nun, is on her journey to celebrity stardom.

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  • Claudio's sister Isabella, a novice nun, is persuaded by his friend Lucio to plead with Angelo for her brother's life.

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  • Next year, on the 5th of October 1406, he was sent with Sir John Cheyne to Paris to arrange a lasting peace and the marriage of Prince Henry with the French princess Marie, which was frustrated by her becoming a nun at Poissy next year.

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  • The other rivers are the Bhargavi, the Daya and the Nun, all of which flow into the Chilka lake and are navigable by large boats during the rainy season, when the waters come down in tremendous floods, bursting the banks and carrying everything before them.

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  • The gods had their ha and bai, and the forms attributed to the latter are surprising; thus we read that the soul of the sky Nun is Re, that of Osiris the Goat of Mendes, the souls of Sobk are crocodiles, and those of all the gods are makes; similarly the soul of Ptah was thought to dwell in the Apis bull, so that each successive Apis was during its lifetime the reincarnation of the god.

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  • Near it is the nunnery in which the nun of Monza (see Manzoni's Promessi sposi) was enclosed.

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  • Joao and Vida de Nun' Alvarez, he painted an admirable series of portraits and, following his master Michelet, made the past live again.

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  • To the men who fought against the rising truths of physical philosophy, it seemed that if they admitted that truth it would destroy faith in God, in the creation of the firmament, and in the miracle of Joshua the son of Nun.

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  • I was also struck by the iron grille which separates the nave from the nun 's choir with two rows of ancient choir stalls.

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  • After three years in simple vows the young nun may ask to take solemn vows which bind her for life.

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  • This time, former nun turned cleaver, super sleuth, Christine Bennett meets a distraught husband who has an incredible story to relate.

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  • Every candidate for admission to a nun 's order took the vow of obedience.

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  • Farrah Fawcett first appeared in guest roles on I Dream of Jeannie, The Flying Nun and The Partridge Family, and had her first film role in Myra Breckenridge in 1970.

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  • But it was her role as a nun (a far cry from the sexy roles she'd become famous for) in the gripping drama Dead Man Walking (1995) that finally got her the coveted Oscar.

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  • You may also want to apply to Christian colleges if you're considering a career as a priest, pastor, nun, clergyperson or other faith-based professional.

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  • However, if zany choices define you, don't let anyone convince you to dress like a nun.

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  • Halloween gives a pregnant woman the perfect excuse to dress as a pregnant nun, a pregnant prom queen, or the pregnant wife of Frankenstein.

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  • By listening to the revelations of the "Holy Maid of Kent," the nun Elizabeth Barton, he was charged with misprision of treason, and was condemned to the loss of his goods and to imprisonment at the king's will, penalties he was allowed to compound by a fine of X300 (25th of March 1534).

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  • Originally, on the other hand, Guinea was supposed to begin as far north as Cape Nun, opposite the Canary Islands, and Gomes Azurara, a Portuguese historian of the 15th century, is said to be the first authority who brings the boundary south to the Senegal.

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  • The bay formed by the configuration of the land between Cape St Paul and the Nun mouth of the Niger is known as the Bight of Benin, the name being that of the once powerful native state whose territory formerly extended over the whole district.

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  • Beyond the fact that they passed Cape Nun there is no trustworthy record of their voyage.

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  • A third report, at least as improbable as either, asserted that a daughter of Mary and Bothwell, born about this time, lived to be a nun in France.

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  • It is a curious coincidence that the sister of each of the three great cenobitical founders, Pachomius, Basil and Benedict, was a nun and ruled a community of nuns according to an adaptation of her brother's rule for monks.

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  • These places are east of the Nun or main mouth of the Niger, where, on the western bank, is Akassa.

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  • Others believed in a celestial ocean, und sonified under the name of Nun, over which the heavenly myl ies sailed in boats.

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  • A similar picture is given in the Travels of the so-called Silvia Aquitana, who seems, in reality, to have been a Spanish nun, named Etheria or Eucheria.

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  • She had been a Cistercian nun in the convent of Nimtzch near Grimma - a convent reserved for ladies of noble birth.

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  • Virginum, based apparently on the revelations made to Helentrude, a nun of Heerse near Paderborn, gives a wonderful increase of detail.

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  • His wife, who had been a nun, was executed twenty days later.

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  • On the appointed day the nun goes through all the ritual of the marriage ceremony, after a solemn mass at which all the inmates of the convent assist.

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  • The Rio Nun is a direct continuation of the line of the undivided river, and is thus the main mouth of the Niger.

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  • It has supplanted the Nun river as the chief channel of communication with the interior.

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  • That the vast network of rivers on the Guinea coast, of which the Nun was the chief, known as the Oil Rivers, formed the delta.

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  • His sister-in-law and her whole family, who came to live with him on his return from Rome, perished shortly afterwards of the plague; and on the 2nd of April 1634 died, to the inexpressible grief of her father, his eldest and bestbeloved daughter, a nun in the convent of San Matteo at Arcetri.

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  • It was he who first unearthed (in the convent of St Emmeran at Regensburg) the remarkable Latin poems of the nun Hrosvitha of Gandersheim, of which he published an edition (Nuremberg, 1501), the historical poem Ligurinus sive de rebus gestis Frederici primi imperatoris libri x.

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  • In 1981, Mother Angelica, a Franciscan nun, founded EWTN.

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  • Examples of sexy untouchables include the sexy nun and the hot angel.

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  • This is also appropriate for someone who chooses to devote their life and service to God, such as a seminary student, priest, monk, or nun.

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  • Lucy Pargeter as Chastity Dingle, who made her first appearance as a stripper (dressed as a nun) and whose penchant for revealing outfits has made quite popular.

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  • Hildegard of Bingen, a German nun born in 1098, declared that lavender water (vodka, gin or brandy mixed with lavender) was the perfect remedy for migraines.

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  • The large nun's habit became replaced with a miniaturized version that eventually became made of disposable paper.

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  • When this devout maiden began to denounce the ungodly cardinal who was allied with heretics, her confessor - in Richelieu's service - succeeded in inducing her to become a nun.

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  • After his death she became a nun.

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  • There were nunneries of the order at Haverholme, Nun Ormsby and Tunstal.

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  • Its principal towns are Tarudant, Iligh (the old capital), and Glim.in on the Wad Nun.

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  • If she becomes a nun, I.ll have to start fucking—

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  • Discussion Points Theory and Genre The Second Nun The Second Nun is one of those who accompany the prioress.

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  • They extend from Cape Nun on the west to the Gulf of Gabes on the east, a distance of some i 50o m., traversing Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.

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  • Martin Luther and thousands of children like him were trained at home to know the creed, the ten commandments, the Lord's prayer, and such simple hymns as Ein Kindelein so lobelich, Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist and Crist ist erstanden; and they were taught to believe that God for Christ's sake freely pardons sin.

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  • The old-fashioned nun had spent her time behind high walls in prayerful contemplation; the one object of the Sister of Charity was the service of her neighbour.

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  • A brilliant and pathetic relic of the close of the medieval period exists in the Love Letters addressed in 1498 by Ingrid Persdotter, a nun of Vadstena, to the young knight Axel Nilsson.

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  • In 710 Ine was fighting in alliance with his kinsman Nun, probably king of Sussex, against Gerent of West Wales and, according to Florence of Worcester, he was victorious.

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  • Blessed Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647-1690), a Visitation nun of Paray-le-Monial, assisted by her director, the Venerable Claude de la Colombiere, S.J.

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  • I.ll become a nun or whatever those women are who live there.

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  • The wooden house (built in 1481, restored in 18 9 2) which the prince occupied, a church of St Demetrius, erected at the spot where he was killed, and a kiosk on the site of a convent where his mother was forcibly consecrated a nun, are the principal memorials of this incident.

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  • He was made pastor of Bremgarten in 1529, and married Anna Adlischweiler, a nun, by whom he had eleven children.

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  • By Barbara Villiers, Mrs Palmer, afterwards countess of Castlemaine and duchess of Cleveland, mistress en titre till she was superseded by the duchess of Portsmouth, he had Charles Fitzroy, duke of Southampton and Cleveland, Henry Fitzroy, duke of Grafton, George Fitzroy, duke of Northumberland, Anne, countess of Sussex, Charlotte, countess of Lichfield, and Barbara, a nun; by Louise de Keroualle, duchess of Portsmouth, Charles Lennox, duke of Richmond; by Lucy Walter, James, duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch, and a daughter; by Nell Gwyn, Charles Beauclerk, duke of St Albans, and James Beauclerk; by Catherine Peg, Charles Fitz Charles, earl of Plymouth; by Lady Shannon, Charlotte, countess of Yarmouth; by Mary Davis, Mary Tudor, countess of Derwentwater.

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  • But after a night of boozing, he'd punch out a nun in a wheelchair for looking at him the wrong way.

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  • A bill was brought into parliament to attaint Elizabeth Barton, a nun, who was said to have held treasonable language.

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  • Thus Richard Rolle's version of the Psalms was executed for a nun; so was in all likelihood the southern version of the epistles referred to above.

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  • St Gregory describes St Benedict's sister Scholastica as a nun (sanctimonialis), and she is looked upon as the foundress of Benedictine nuns.

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