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Simeon Stylites

[ stahy-lahy-teez ]

noun

  1. Saint, a.d. 390?–459, Syrian monk and stylite.


Simeon Stylites

/ staɪˈlaɪtiːz /

noun

  1. Simeon Stylites, Saint?390459MSyrianRELIGION: monkMISC: asceticRELIGION: saint Saint. ?390–459 ad , Syrian monk, first of the ascetics who lived on pillars. Feast day: Jan 5 or Sept 1


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That strange, mysterious man, Simeon Stylites, had let her go.

There, Simeon Stylites now had patience certainly, great patience; for thirty years he stood on a pillar!

You might enact Simeon Stylites there for twenty years to come and be none the wiser or happier for the outlook.

One would as soon accuse St. Simeon Stylites, thirty years at the top of his penitential pillar, of selfishness.

They will perch themselves upon pillars like Simeon Stylites, for years, till the birds build their nests in their hair.

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