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I thought that I’d wind up among the “enlightened,” a digital ascetic who prioritized attentiveness above all else.
Having carefully set up the circumstances of his narrative within a viscerally realistic place and time, he lets it all unfold with an almost ascetic sparseness of dialogue.
His cowl was thrown back, revealing his pale, ascetic countenance and shaven head.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Take him in repose, and he looked a lank ascetic who dreamed of a happy land where flagellation was a joy and pain a panacea.
In appearance, Terry was an ill-adjusted compromise between an ascetic and a young man about town.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
The Nazarenes are archological and ascetic; the Dsseldorf school is insipid in a modern way, feeble, colourless, and sentimental.
His philosophy had   made him neither an ascetic nor an anchorite.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
Here and there is a pale ascetic, with a look of agony on his emaciated face.
BY THE CHRISTMAS FIRESAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
The desire to touch and conquer the hand beside his almost overpowered him, despite his ascetic musing.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
They drove silently up the hill, until the long, ascetic building loomed up before them.

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