Sentence Examples


  • Having assumed the monastic habit in the monastery of Deerhurst, he pased thence to Bath, where he became an anchorite and ultimately abbot, distinguishing himself by his piety and the austerity of his life.
  • He lived first as an anchorite in the forest of Mendonk, and afterwards in the monastery founded with his assistance by Amandus at Ghent.
  • Fiachra), an anchorite of the 7th century, of noble Irish descent.
  • In 676 he became an anchorite on the island of Farne, and it is said that he performed miracles there.
  • In 687 he retired to Farne, and died on the island on the 10th of March 687, the same day as his friend Hereberht, the anchorite of Derwentwater.

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