Sentence Examples


  • In many ways he was still a recluse, but he wasn't wrapped up in himself.
  • Which came first, the recluse or the loneliness?
  • For a while she led at home the life of a recluse, speaking only to her confessor, and spending all her time in devotion and spiritual ecstasy.
  • He was sent as a child to be educated at Port Royal, and there he received his final bent towards the life of a recluse, and even of a hermit, which drew him to establish himself in the neighbourhood of Port Royal des Champs.
  • He betook himself at first to Port Royal, and began to live a recluse and austere life there.