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friar

General Crossword Questions for “friar”

  • Member of religious order
  • One whose begging is in order?
  • Mendicant service revolves around religion
  • Beggar finds scripture in revolutionary service
  • Day with fighting unit doesn't get my man in order
  • Brother found by daycare centre
  • Monarch follows fair foreign monk

Encyclopedia

  • Friars differ from monks in that they are called to live the evangelical counsels (vows of poverty, chastity and obedience) in service to a community, rather than through cloistered asceticism and devotion. In English the name Friar is probably derived from the French word. — “Friar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • "The friar took Robin on his back" Illustration by Louis Rhead to Bold Robin Hood and His Outlaw Band: Their Famous Exploits in Sherwood Forest He is a common character in modern Robin Hood stories, which depict him as a jovial friar and one of Robin's Merry Men. — “Friar Tuck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Friar Laurence plays the part of an advisor to Romeo and Juliet, along with aiding in major plot developments. Nevertheless, Friar Laurence decides to marry Romeo and Juliet in the attempt to end the civil feud between the Capulets and the Montagues.[3]. — “Friar Laurence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • He was supported by four officers and a friar in the black and white habit of St. — “Captain Blood” by Rafael Sabatini
  • "No soft words with me, for I know you, lying rabble," said Don Quixote, and without waiting for a reply he spurred Rocinante and with levelled lance charged the first friar with such fury and determination, that, if the friar had not flung himself off the mule, he would have brought him to the ground against his will, and sore wounded, if not killed outright. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • But according to these principles the Grey Friar ought to have left us enough to carry us through our journey. — “Candide” by Voltaire
  • The Friar now presented the fatal paper to the Prioress, informed her of the manner in which he had found it, and added, that it was her business to decide, what penance the delinquent merited. — “The Monk” by Matthew Lewis
  • There was a dosshouse in Marlborough street, Mrs Maloney's, but it was only a tanner touch and full of undesirables but M'Conachie told him you got a decent enough do in the Brazen Head over in Winetavern street (which was distantly suggestive to the person addressed of friar Bacon) for a bob. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • 'You're a pretty fellow!' said Miss Mowcher, after a brief inspection. 'You'd be as bald as a friar on the top of your head in twelve months, but for me. Just half a minute, my young friend, and we'll give you a polishing that shall keep your curls on for the next ten years!' — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens

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