[ kem-pis ]
/ ˈkɛm pɪs /
Thomas à, 1379?–1471, German ecclesiastic and author.
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How to use Kempis in a sentence
Then she read a few pages of "Thomas Kempis," turned out her light, and lay still in the dark waiting for sleep.
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Others, catching a word here and there, said it was a quotation from Thomas Kempis.
Altho commonly ascribed to Thomas à Kempis, there has been much controversy as to the real authorship of this famous work.
It is the return of the nineteenth century to Thomas Kempis.
British Dictionary definitions for Kempis
Thomas à. ?1380–1471, German Augustinian monk, generally regarded as the author of the devotional work The Imitation of Christ
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