"Not a job I want. I'd be happy living with Rhyn in some cave like hermits. We could raise our …" Katie's hands faltered with her voice. She cleared her throat and focused hard on cutting her newfound ally free.
The English form "eremite," which was used, according to the New English Dictionary, quite indiscriminately with "hermit" till the middle of the 17th century, is now chiefly used in poetry or rhetorically, except with reference to the early hermits of the Libyan desert, or sometimes to such particular orders as the eremites of St Augustine (see Augustinian Hermits).
At the last moment he assumed the hood of the strictest order of hermits, and died as the monk Jonah.
ST SIMEON STYLITES (390-459), the first and most famous of the Pillar-hermits (Gr.
Moreover, Simeon had many imitators, well authenticated Pillar-hermits being met with till the 6th century.
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