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His first theater role was as Friar Laurence in a UVA production of Romeo and Juliet.Ben McKenzie’s Journey From Reluctant Teen Idol on ‘The O.C.’ to Sheriff of ‘Gotham’|Marlow Stern|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wore the hooded brown habit and sandals of a Franciscan Capuchin friar.Cardinal O'Malley: Pope Francis Knows Immigrants Are the Future of the Church|Christopher Dickey|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A man in a knit cap called out to the friar on duty, Father Paul Lostritto.
Romney is like the sheriff of Nottingham: all castle, no conviction; which makes Newt Gingrich the earthy Friar Tuck.Romney and Gingrich Set the GOP on a Path Toward Self-Destruction|John Batchelor|January 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But that kid from Podunk, now unloading freight at the big-box store, is a universe away from Oxford and a Capuchin friar buddy.Anthony Swofford on America’s Best War Writer, Karl Marlantes|Anthony Swofford|November 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST
It is also thought that the book was written by a Franciscan friar for the use of some one in a Benedictine house.Bell's Cathedrals: A Short Account of Romsey Abbey|Thomas Perkins
It is only,” replies the friar, “to grace and adorn my speech; it is the colour of a Ciceronian rhetoric.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
A sharp eye was kept on all arrivals from abroad, and a friar, fresh from Portugal, was hanged in his cowl at Limerick.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
He did not fare so badly either, for being plump and rosy he was allowed to personate the jolly Friar Tuck.The Story of the Big Front Door|Mary Finley Leonard
Then they had tea in the friar's cell, and afterwards Michael set out to walk back to St. Antoine.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie