The Monk

The Monk : A Romance

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Scarcely had the Abbey Bell tolled for five minutes, and already was the Church of the Capuchins thronged with Auditors. Do not encourage the idea that the Crowd was assembled either from motives of piety or thirst of information. But very few were influenced by those reasons; and in a city where superstition reigns with such despotic sway as in Madrid, to seek for true devotion would be a fruitless attempt. The Audience now assembled in the Capuchin Church was collected by various causes, but all of them were foreign to the ostensible motive. The Women came to show themselves, the Men to see the Women:
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Product details

  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 7.37mm | 390.09g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1512112836
  • 9781512112832

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