a: Nun ~
b: a semicolon
What: "No, a nun is a semicolon. This is not because nuns resemble the semicolon, though think of the face framed by the wimple and how the rest of the habit flows from it, leaving room for the body to soften beneath it. A semicolon connects two independent but related sentences. A nun's life is much the same, at once whole and divided. There is the life before Entering; there is the life After."
Date: Oct 14 2013 8:32 PM
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