Sentence Examples

  • The first four gurus led simple ascetic lives and were regardless of wordly affairs.
  • Here he lived a quiet if not an ascetic life.
  • It shows a clear discernment of the dangers of the ascetic life, and a deep insight into the significance of the Augustinian doctrine of grace.
  • His manner of life was ascetic; the sayings of the Sermon on the Mount and the practical maxims of the Stoics were his guiding stars.
  • A more or less ascetic mode of life was also natural under the circumstances.