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The novice

Charles Halsted Davis, California, United States   The Vale of Rest. John Everett Millais. September 1858. Tate Britain. Via Wikimedia¬† Living in the convent at age eighteen, the novice practiced vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. All she ate was in vain, the more she prayed, the more weight she lost, the weaker she became. […]