Abbots-Lorraine, that used to be the noblest house in the county, is turned into a monastery—a regular La Trappe.
At La Trappe, I will defy you to reason in this way, and not to become humble.
De Rancé, who had been many years a wealthy prodigal and sensualist, entered La Trappe, which had an evil repute for loose living.
He was not easy till the day the priest handed him the answer from La Trappe.
Master Archie scorned the idea, and began to have sundry visions of joining the monks of La Trappe as soon as he grew old enough.
Presently she said: “Did you recognize me afterward at La Trappe?”
Now, at La Trappe, dishes of beans were common; perhaps that was the secret of the ever young monastic voices.
But it has been stated that near the convent are the monks of La Trappe.
To restore its sacredness the strict system of La Trappe was established—labour, silence, meditation on death.
To be an oblate at La Trappe is the same thing as remaining at Chartres!