Juan has seen a ghostly figure walking and next morning he is told it must be the Black Friar who haunts the house.
He admitted that he was a priest, eighteen years in orders, and sometime a Black Friar professed.
The Black Friar, on the contrary, led Agnes out of herself altogether.
"It's sometimes called the Black Friar's well," continued Githa, still acting as guide.
“This is scarce what we looked for, sweet-heart,” said the Black Friar.
A smile—which was sad, not mirthful—parted the grave lips of the Black Friar.
The grim figure of a Black Friar was directing the harvest of a sea of golden-yellow wheat.
The Black Friar knelt beside the dying one, and drawing an ivory crucifix from his habit held it to Mendoza's face.
"Dominican," c.1500, so called from the color of their dress.