Yes, the capricious, man-eating screen siren has, quite literally, gotten thee to a nunnery.
But the usual custom was to place such women as lay boarders in the custody of a nunnery.
And she earnestly implored me to get her into some nunnery, where she might be safe.
While a thunderbolt leaves a monastery or a nunnery in existence, lightning has no avenging power!
This nunnery had been destroyed in the Danish wars about the year 1016.
So I bade him follow me closely, and soon we were back at the nunnery gates.
Anon she dreams of going into a nunnery,—“to pine away and die.”
Nor is there anything in the spirit of the times which betokens the revival of the nunnery and monastic systems.
When Hamlet offers advice to Ophelia in the words: "Get thee to a nunnery!"
One by one the watchers in the nunnery wearied of the lamentable sight, and muttering prayers, departed terrified to their beds.