20 Matching Annotations
  1. Oct 2023
    1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shmita

      During shmita, the land is left to lie fallow and all agricultural activity, including plowing, planting, pruning and harvesting, is forbidden by halakha (Jewish law).

      The sabbath year (shmita; Hebrew: שמיטה, literally "release"), also called the sabbatical year or shǝvi'it (שביעית‎, literally "seventh"), or "Sabbath of The Land", is the seventh year of the seven-year agricultural cycle mandated by the Torah in the Land of Israel and is observed in Judaism.

  2. May 2023
    1. decreed


    2. chaste


    3. enacted


    4. misshapen

      畸形的 (adj.)

    5. discretion


    6. misshapen

      having an ugly or deformed shape 畸形

    7. purblind,


    8. stealth

      a cautious, unobtrusive, and secretive way of moving or proceeding intended to avoid detection

    9. ordained

      to establish or order by appointment, decree, or law

    10. conspiracy

      to join in a secret agreement to do an unlawful or wrongful act or an act which becomes unlawful as a result of the secret agreement 陰謀

    11. institute

      to originate and get established 建立

    12. Gold give us, God forgive us,And from all woes relieve us;That we the treasureMay reap of pleasure,And shun whate’er is grievous,Gold give us, God forgive us.

      Why did he asked for god's forgiveness? Does that mean that he admits his request are greedy and not inclusive?

    13. Abbot

      a man who is the head of an abbey of monks. 男修道院長

    14. mutual

      Having the same feelings one for the other. 共同的、相互的。

  3. Mar 2023
    1. convent

      a building in which nuns (= members of a female religious order) live 女修道院

    2. thereupon

      immediately after something that is mentioned 隨即,立即

    3. For how shall I be able, said he, to rule over others, that havenot full power and command of myself?

      Many leader lead other very well, but lose control of their own life.

    4. hereafter

      starting from this time; in the future 此後,今後

    5. peremptory

      expecting to be obeyed immediately and without asking questions 不容置辯的;專橫的,霸道的