Middle English from Old French hermitagefromheremitehermithermit
Finally, retiring to a hermitage, he ends his days in the odour of sanctity.
Near the town is a curious ancient hermitage cave, in the sandstone.
In Southgate is an ancient hermitage and oratory cut out of the solid rock, which dates from 1396.
At any rate, Rousseau quitted the Hermitage in the winter of 1757-58, and established himself at Montlouis in the neighbourhood.
Other kinds of repetition are Shelley's Witch of Atlas, 6 i i seq., "Like one asleep in a green hermitage, I With gentle sleep about its eyelids playing" (sleep for smiles has come from the previous line); Revolt of Islam, 4749, "Where" for "When" appears to have come from "Where" in 4750 or 4751.