The smile faded from his lips and the dark eyes veiled over again.
Lathum eyed him with poorly veiled amusement.
There were no heavily veiled figures lurking in the wings of the church.
In the earliest Christian times the veiled virgins formed a grade or order apart, more formally separated from the community than were the male ascetics.
His disappointed ambition prompted him to take the step for which his countrymen were longing, for they too were grumbling at the withdrawal of the "presents," in other words the veiled ransom-money, which for many years they had been accustomed to receive.