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The artist here is as severely ascetical and monastic in spirit as the unknown master of the Triumph of Death.The Story of Siena and San Gimignano|Edmund G. Gardner
This contact strengthened Father's naturally ascetical temperament.
We received the blessing of the leader of the Giri branch of the Swami Order-a thin, ascetical monk with eyes of smiling fire.
Have we indeed outstripped the warrior and passed the ascetical saint?A Chesterton Calendar|G. K. Chesterton
The Orthodox idea of fasting is first of all that of an ascetical effort.Great Lent: A School of Repentance|Alexander Schmemann