His contemplative gaze ran over her face and paused on her lips.
She was contemplative and calm, sad but not suicidal.
The life is mainly given up to devotional contemplative exercises; the church services are of extreme length; intellectual study is little cultivated; manual labour has almost disappeared; there are many hermits on Athos.
The life of the choir-monks was predominantly contemplative, 1 Specimen passages, and also a general picture of the life, will be found in Miss Alice Gardner's Theodore of Studium, ch.
His intention was to spend the rest of his life in contemplative piety.