Convent: A place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.
No one ever looks at the face of a nun.
“Alas poor creatures if only you knew how good it was to be next to a handsome husband and how God considered it pleasing. For a long time I lived in those shadows of hypocrisy where you are, but God alone made me recognise the abuse of my pitiful life and I was brought to […]
Get thee to a nunnery, go: farewell. Or, if thou wilt needs marry, marry a fool; for wise men know well enough what monsters you make of them. To a nunnery, go; and quickly too. Farewell. (Hamlet)
A person has not much excuse for living who can make no better use of life than passing it in a nunnery.
The convent is opposed to all that is sacred in human nature.