Sentence Examples

  • The Reformation and later revolutions have destroyed most of the houses of Augustinian Hermits, so that now only about a hundred exist in various parts of Europe and America; in Ireland they are relatively numerous, having survived the penal times.
  • In the Woldeba district hermits dress in ochre-yellow cloths, while the priests of some sects wear hides dyed red.
  • But the darkest period was succeeded by the dawn of a reformation; travelling logicians were willing to maintain these against all the world; whilst here and there ascetics strove to raise themselves above the gods, and hermits earnestly sought for some satisfactory solution of the mysteries of life.
  • Hermits of the genus Coenobita he found feeding voraciously on nestling sea-terns.
  • This it enters head-foremost from the rear, while "hermits" in general are forced to go backwards into their spiral or tapering shelters by the front.

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