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Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness
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"Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness"

- Ambrose Bierce

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This quote by Ambrose Bierce is describing a convent, which is a spiritual community of females who have actually devoted their lives to God. The quote recommends that a convent is a place of retreat for women who wish to have the leisure to consider the sin of idleness. This implies that the females in the convent are looking for to lead a life of consideration and prayer, far from the interruptions of the outdoors world. The quote likewise suggests that the women in the convent know the dangers of idleness and are actively seeking to avoid it. This might be translated as an alerting to those who are not in the convent, to be conscious of the risks of idleness and to aim to lead a life of purpose and productivity.

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Ambrose Bierce This quote is written / told by Ambrose Bierce between June 24, 1842 and December 26, 1914. He was a famous Journalist from USA. The author also have 124 other quotes.

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