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For does not the eremite through his art of prayer and devotion, seek an ideal?

The order of scholars has ceased to be mendicant, vagabond, and eremite.

By degrees the eremite ought to increase the severity of these penances.

The highest object of the eremite was meditation, absorption in Brahman.

The profession of the eremite was not without its jealousies.

The idea was not entirely that of the eremite, for the Cistercians were improvers as well as colonists.

The Eremite shook his head, and leaning on his staff, returned to the cavern.

"God be with ye, wherever ye may proceed," replied the Eremite.

I got it, my lady, from a learned Egyptian doctor, who took it from an eremite of Arabia Felix.

I had unearthed my game at last and discovered my eremite in his mystic seclusion.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, learned form of hermit (q.v.), from Church Latin eremita. Since mid-17c. in poetic or rhetorical use only, except in reference to specific examples in early Church history. Related: Eremitic; eremitical.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EREMITE

hermit

nounperson who chose to live alone
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