Have you not seen enough of monkery this afternoon, that you must try still to make that poor girl even such a one as yourselves?
If the salt of the earth––but not to the nunnery nor to the monkery, we go.
One who has read of the vestal virgins of old will recognize at once where monkery originated.
If ever monk had got to heaven by monkery, I had been that monk.
But who can reckon on the honesty of a woman where bribery and monkery reign!
Fructuosus, who died about 665, displayed when a mere child a genius for monkery.
He exposed the shams of chivalrous romance and the hypocrisies of monkery with ridicule more deadly than satire or invective.
As Mr Maitland says of the plan—it would be after all but "a playing at monkery."
From this false standard proceeded at length the celibacy of the clergy and monkery with all their attendant evils.
Thus in the early days the sect defied their Prophet's condemnation of monkery by building an abode for members of the order.