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Proverbs containing the word Monk

The devil was sick …

The devil was sick, the devil a monk would be; The devil was well, the devil a monk was he. People who make pious resolutions in time of... Read more →

The cowl does not make the monk

A cowl is a long cloak with a hood that covers the head of the wearer. The proverb means that the wearing of such a garment does not turn a... Read more →