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  • He stopped drinking, became more of a recluse than ever, and rode with cold and ruthless fury.   (source)
  • He went to call indeed; but he was perhaps relieved to be denied admittance; perhaps, in his heart, he preferred to speak with Poole upon the doorstep and surrounded by the air and sounds of the open city, rather than to be admitted into that house of voluntary bondage, and to sit and speak with its inscrutable recluse.   (source)
    recluse = person withdrawn from society (living alone and avoiding contact)
  • But through the remainder of Hester's life there were indications that the recluse of the scarlet letter was the object of love and interest with some inhabitant of another land.   (source)
    recluse = someone withdrawn from society (living alone and avoiding contact)
  • In a by-yard, there was a wilderness of empty casks, which had a certain sour remembrance of better days lingering about them; but it was too sour to be accepted as a sample of the beer that was gone,—and in this respect I remember those recluses as being like most others.   (source)
    recluses = people withdrawn from society (living alone and avoiding contact)
  • Wuthering Heights and Mr. Heathcliff did not exist for her: she was a perfect recluse; and, apparently, perfectly contented.   (source)
    recluse = someone withdrawn from society (living alone and avoiding contact)
  • The temptation is to stay inside; to subside into the kind of recluse whom neighbourhood children regard with derision and a little awe; to let the hedges and weeds grow up, to allow the doors to rust shut, to lie on my bed in some gown-shaped garment and let my hair lengthen and spread out over the pillow and my fingernails to sprout into claws, while candle wax drips onto the carpet.†   (source)
  • It was Wei Cheng, the reclusive, mysterious husband of Shen Yufei from the Frontiers of Science.†   (source)
  • Taking the envelope in hand, the Count was half expecting to find it addressed to Comrade, but there (under two postage stamps bearing the likeness of Lenin) was the Count's full name—written in an indifferently groomed, relatively reclusive, occasionally argumentative script.†   (source)
  • She was a recluse, a neighborhood mystery.†   (source)
  • A recluse.†   (source)
  • Despite Saunière's reputation for being reclusive, his recognition for dedication to the arts made him an easy man to revere.†   (source)
  • Mr. Curtain is every bit as reclusive as he is generous.†   (source)
  • There was more left to explore, but suddenly it seemed like a waste of time; it was impossible that anyone could still be living here, even the most misanthropic recluse.†   (source)
  • Living in reclusion?†   (source)
  • I mean, you sort of became a recluse.†   (source)
  • That he spent his last years a virtual recluse in a back room of his sisters' house indicates the degree to which emotional or mental paralysis had already set in before his stroke.†   (source)
  • He became more reclusive, and the aura around him, intentionally or not, only grew.†   (source)
  • He would be a Republican of the sort who would no more put a bumper sticker on his car than he would put a pair of pointy-toed Italian shoes on his feet; he must also be some sort of town official, and here on town business, because it was only on town business that a man like this and a reclusive woman like Annie Wilkes would have occasion to meet.†   (source)
  • Members of an air-crash cult will hijack a jumbo jet and crash it into the White House in an act of blind devotion to their mysterious and reclusive leader, known only as Uncle Bob.†   (source)
  • More and more kept coming, and they were joined by fire ants and recluse spiders, which crawled out of the grass and swarmed over her body.†   (source)
  • They're all dying to see the inside of the reclusive Cullens' mystery house.†   (source)
  • Harald is a recluse.†   (source)
  • I know that most people consider me to be a recluse.†   (source)
  • Seventy-two inches from death now The green speckled recluse doesn't destroy as quickly as the stonefish.†   (source)
  • It was hard to tell under the veil, but she seemed to be staring at the ring on her hand as if it were a brown recluse spider.†   (source)
  • Newton was insecure, badtempered, and sometimes reclusive--not exactly the friendly figure of folklore who was charmed by the fall of an apple.†   (source)
  • In a piece promoting the event, titled "Jon Krakauer Reappears Out of Thin Air," the Seattle Post Intelligencer's John Marshall explained that the reclusive writer had agreed to a rare public appearance because he believed people needed to know about Mortenson's work.†   (source)
  • And every day I went to school in my perfectly pressed uniform and they called me Her Majesty Marika and said I thought I was better than everybody else because my father was a semi-famous artist, the reclusive genius type, when the truth was that most days my father didn't know what planet he was on.†   (source)
  • No doubt the Marines were well aware by now of John's reclusiveness and the unpredictability of Ira.†   (source)
  • Jaime was a recluse.†   (source)
  • In the midst of a few foreign acres teeming with more than two hundred people, he had succeeded in becoming a recluse.†   (source)
  • He's a recluse.†   (source)
  • Now, three years after his blistering confirmation battle in 1991, the justice is firmly established as Washington's most famous recluse.†   (source)
  • Santos, the total recluse, was observed sending several heavy boxes out with his main food supplier, and yester day morning he did not clip and water his precious garden, a summer ritual as predictable as the sun.†   (source)
  • Abigail hoped there might be other French ladies whose manners were more consistent with her own ideas of decency; otherwise she would wind up a recluse in France.†   (source)
  • After years of trying to fit in, it was I who had become reclusive.†   (source)
  • Joe had never met Horton Nellor, who had become something of a recluse over the years.†   (source)
  • There were surprised looks from the members of the council, most of whom were unaware that the Thief's reclusion had been a sham.†   (source)
  • I was not a totally ignorant feral recluse.†   (source)
  • There is a dinner party in Camelot tonight, and the famously reclusive Swedish actress is the guest of honor.†   (source)
  • He didn't consider himself a recluse; he didn't consider himself unsociable.†   (source)
  • While from my father, in spite of his temporary manic public behaviour, we got our sense of secrecy, the desire to be reclusive.†   (source)
  • There was a slight possibility that it was the bite of a brown recluse, which could be a problem.†   (source)
  • Instead of starting junior high school, I lived like the Victorian recluses I read about.†   (source)
  • Certainly only the most sickly and reclusive person can finish hard labor day after day without contemplating in dread the prospect of a room that is a vessel of silence, rimmed by four empty walls.†   (source)
  • The Princess is a recluse.†   (source)
  • across from the house where the shoemaker, Rasheed, lived with his reclusive wife.   (source)
    reclusive = avoiding contact with others
  • You said he is a recluse?   (source)
    recluse = someone withdrawn from society (living alone and avoiding contact)
  • I'd learned this from my aforementioned third best friend, Peter Van Houten, the reclusive author of An Imperial Affliction, the book that was as close a thing as I had to a Bible.   (source)
    reclusive = withdrawn from society (avoiding contact with others)
  • The young girl had recognized the spiteful recluse.   (source)
    recluse = a person who has withdrawn from society (avoids contact with others)
  • A recluse, like Hepzibah, usually displays remarkable frankness,   (source)
    recluse = someone who avoids contact with others
  • She may have become, like them, a recluse.†   (source)
  • Hillbillies, recluses; wandering lunatics, swathed in protective hallucinations.†   (source)
  • Jacques Saunière, it seemed, was far less reclusive than he liked to pretend.†   (source)
  • Since he'd been turned into a corn plant in Venice, he'd only gotten more reclusive and morose.†   (source)
  • Prince Humperdinck's recluse lived behind the ornate green handle on the bottom door.†   (source)
  • However, with the exception of the brown recluse, most of them were tropical.†   (source)
  • Most of them I had rarely seen at the house, and I understood that they were clocking in an appearance more to pay respect to Mr. Wandati's matronly mother than to see the reclusive sick man with whom they had but a tenuous connection.†   (source)
  • Or, rather, I was seeing it but in a wholly different way: not the ecstatic prodigy; not the mystic, the solitary, heroically quitting the concert stage at the height of his fame to retreat into the snows of Canada —but the hypochondriac, the recluse, the isolate.†   (source)
  • Normally seven minutes of another person's company was enough to give her a headache, so she set things up to live as a recluse.†   (source)
  • 25-caliber Zumwalt automatic, fire three bullets into his viscera for maximum slowness, depth and intensity of pain, wipe the weapon clear of prints, place the weapon in the victim's hand to suggest the trite and predictable suicide of a motel recluse, smear crude words on the walls in the victim's own blood as evidence of his final cult-related frenzy, take his supply of Dylar, slip back to the car, take the expressway to Blacksmith, leave Stover's car in Treadwell's garage, shut the…†   (source)
  • Such things weren't unheard of where I came from—a falling-down wreck on the edge of town, curtains permanently drawn, that would turn out to have been home to some ancient recluse who'd been surviving on ramen and toenail clippings since time immemorial, though no one realizes it until a property appraiser or an overly ambitious census taker barges in to find the poor soul returning to dust in a La-Z-Boy.†   (source)
  • My grand-père, the famous recluse!†   (source)
  • And the hard test (locked classroom, uptight parents pacing the hallways, the strained atmosphere of a chess tournament) seemed to have been designed with some twitching, MIT-bred recluse in mind, with many of the multiple-choice answers so similar that I came away with literally no idea how I'd done.†   (source)
  • He was known in Singapore as a reclusive figure, very powerful in contraband operations, and extraordinarily ruthless.†   (source)
  • The problem with Plague was that he was a 350-pound recluse who communicated almost exclusively via the Internet and made Salander look like a miracle of social skills.†   (source)
  • An old recluse with half a stomach.†   (source)
  • She was a recluse to the end of her life, never marrying or having children, and always living alone.†   (source)
  • A recluse.†   (source)
  • He had become a recluse.†   (source)
  • But gram for gram, nothing in the universe comes close to the green speckled recluse; among other spiders, compared with the green speckled recluse, the black widow was a rag doll.†   (source)
  • The town recluse whipping up his nerves and his imagination with strong black coffee and tobacco doesn't know the strongest drug of all -good health and real necessity.†   (source)
  • The name of the deceased was Walter Protheroe; he was a man of middle age and something of a recluse.†   (source)
  • Carson said that he was honest and truthful, a good friend to the Indians, and had at one time wanted to marry a Pecos girl, but his old mother, who was very proud of being "white," would not hear to it, and so he had remained a single man and a recluse.†   (source)
  • I saw her almost a recluse, watching those two doomed children growing up whom she was helpless to save.†   (source)
  • I was lying on the ground, and Galahad was standing his horse beside me without saying a word, when a woman came up who was a recluse in a hermitage where we had been fighting.†   (source)
  • Clare's life at the dairy had been that of a recluse in respect the world of his own class.†   (source)
  • Her life, lived as a half recluse, gave rise to all sorts of stories concerning her.†   (source)
  • The recluse witnesses what others perform by their aid, with a kind of fear.†   (source)
  • I merely wished to convey to you, Madame Lefrancois, that I usually live at home like a recluse.†   (source)
  • In our opinion, cenobites are not lazy men, and recluses are not idlers.†   (source)
  • This soon ripened into friendship—for there was much in the recluse to excite interest and esteem.†   (source)
  • That direful mishap was at the bottom of his temporary recluseness.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, this shock had, so to speak, awakened the recluse.†   (source)
  • "She swam across," replied the recluse, defending her ground foot by foot.†   (source)
  • But neither their looks nor their tears disturbed the recluse.†   (source)
  • "By the way," she exclaimed, "we are forgetting the recluse!†   (source)
  • "Look then!" said the recluse, with a sneer.†   (source)
  • "I do perceive it," said the recluse; " 'tis two days now since I have had any water in my crock."†   (source)
  • The recluse did not move; not a word, not a glance, not a sigh, not a sign of life.†   (source)
  • "Give me back my child!" said the recluse.†   (source)
  • The recluse sprang to her feet with a shriek of despair.†   (source)
  • Tristan east a sidelong glance at the recluse.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, the sinister face of the recluse appeared pressed to the grating of the air-hole.†   (source)
  • The recluse rushed upon her daughter with a roar of agony.†   (source)
  • The voice of the recluse still pursued her,— "Descend! descend!†   (source)
  • "Do I hate them!" exclaimed the recluse, " they are vampires, stealers of children!†   (source)
  • "Oh! yes!" returned the recluse, "you must have been born.†   (source)
  • To confine ourselves to the cell in the Tour-Roland, we must say that it had never lacked recluses.†   (source)
  • It did not occur for a moment to the schoolmaster and recluse that Jude's ardour in promoting the arrangement arose from any other feelings towards Sue than the instinct of co-operation common among members of the same family.†   (source)
  • But he's too much of a recluse.†   (source)
  • I had lived a placid, uneventful, sedentary existence all my days—the life of a scholar and a recluse on an assured and comfortable income.†   (source)
  • Mostly recluses.†   (source)
  • There was a great deal of joking about the unpopular young recluse who, as the cook said, "had found his master, and good for him."†   (source)
  • Occasionally the air breathed through the crevices of the hut, and the low flame that fluttered about the embers of the fire threw their wavering light on the person of the sullen recluse.†   (source)
  • On the doorsteps there were lounging footmen with bright parti-coloured plumage and white polls, like an extinct race of monstrous birds; and butlers, solitary men of recluse demeanour, each of whom appeared distrustful of all other butlers.†   (source)
  • And that was a day of romance; If those robber-barons were somewhat grim and drunken ogres, they had a certain grandeur of the wild beast in them,—they were forest boars with tusks, tearing and rending, not the ordinary domestic grunter; they represented the demon forces forever in collision with beauty, virtue, and the gentle uses of life; they made a fine contrast in the picture with the wandering minstrel, the soft-lipped princess, the pious recluse, and the timid Israelite.†   (source)
  • ' "And what joy and cheerfulness it wakes up within us, to see all nature beaming in brightness and sunshine, father," added Alice, blushing beneath the stern look of the recluse.†   (source)
  • There goes in the world a notion that the scholar should be a recluse, a valetudinarian,[40]—as unfit for any handiwork or public labor as a penknife for an axe.†   (source)
  • Moreover, Captain Nemo's reclusiveness, his changed disposition, and especially his total silence since the battle with the devilfish all made me see things in a different light.†   (source)
  • That sagacious Miss Mills, too; that amiable, though quite used up, recluse; that little patriarch of something less than twenty, who had done with the world, and mustn't on any account have the slumbering echoes in the caverns of Memory awakened; what a kind thing she did!†   (source)
  • He is admitted accordingly, not without a hint from the Recluse, that were he himself out of his priestly weeds, he would care little for his threats of using violence, and that he gives way to him not out of intimidation, but simply to avoid scandal.†   (source)
  • As the sky grew less gloomy; indeed, began to grow a little genial, he became still less and less a recluse; as if, when the ship had sailed from home, nothing but the dead wintry bleakness of the sea had then kept him so secluded.†   (source)
  • As they passed a garden seat he whispered to Arkady— 'At this spot I love to meditate, as I watch the sunset; it suits a recluse like me.†   (source)
  • Not one of the young recluses could see him, because of the serge curtain, but he had a sweet and rather shrill voice, which they had come to know and to distinguish.†   (source)
  • This business of setting up a petty shop is almost the only resource of women, in circumstances at all similar to those of our unfortunate recluse.†   (source)
  • To stop the clock of busy existence at the hour when we were personally sequestered from it, to suppose mankind stricken motionless when we were brought to a stand-still, to be unable to measure the changes beyond our view by any larger standard than the shrunken one of our own uniform and contracted existence, is the infirmity of many invalids, and the mental unhealthiness of almost all recluses.†   (source)
  • Not with such fervor prays the torpid recluse, looking forward to the cold, sunless, stagnant calm of a day that is to be like innumerable yesterdays.†   (source)
  • Yet, in consideration of Miss Hepzibah's recluse way of life, a letter had actually been written and despatched, conveying information of Phoebe's projected visit.†   (source)
  • Still haunted with the idea that not one of the past incidents, inclusive of Judge Pyncheon's visit, could be real, the recluse of the Seven Gables murmured in her brother's ear,— "Clifford!†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, Holgrave took some pains to establish an intercourse with Clifford, actuated, it might seem, entirely by an impulse of kindliness, in order that the present hour might be cheerfuller than most which the poor recluse had spent, or was destined yet to spend.†   (source)
  • How could the born lady—the recluse of half a lifetime, utterly unpractised in the world, at sixty years of age,—how could she ever dream of succeeding, when the hard, vulgar, keen, busy, hackneyed New England woman had lost five dollars on her little outlay!†   (source)
  • Not surely her cousin Hepzibah's, who had no taste nor spirits for the lady-like employment of cultivating flowers, and—with her recluse habits, and tendency to shelter herself within the dismal shadow of the house—would hardly have come forth under the speck of open sky to weed and hoe among the fraternity of beans and squashes.†   (source)
  • Tristan, whose face became more sinister with every moment, addressed the recluse,— "What have you to say to that?"†   (source)
  • This unexpected testimony from the archer re-encouraged the recluse, whom this interrogatory was forcing to cross an abyss on the edge of a knife.†   (source)
  • At length Gervaise, the most curious of the three, and consequently the least sensitive, tried to make the recluse speak: "Sister!†   (source)
  • "Do you see, my little girl," resumed the recluse, interspersing her words with kisses, "I shall love you dearly?†   (source)
  • In the meantime, the recluse had not uttered another word since Tristan had seen her daughter and all hope was lost.†   (source)
  • The recluse breathed freely once more.†   (source)
  • When the recluse saw this, she rose abruptly on her knees, flung aside her hair from her face, then let her thin flayed hands fall by her side.†   (source)
  • The recluse writhed her arms with joy.†   (source)
  • "It is the recluse of the Tour-Roland," they exclaimed, with wild laughter, "it is the sacked nun who is scolding!†   (source)
  • Such was the creature who had received, from her habitation, the name of the "recluse"; and, from her garment, the name of "the sacked nun."†   (source)
  • Do you two pretend to read the Dominus in the breviary, while I thrust my nose into the aperture; the recluse knows me a little.†   (source)
  • Oudarde looked and beheld, in the corner where the eyes of the recluse were fixed in that sombre ecstasy, a tiny shoe of pink satin, embroidered with a thousand fanciful designs in gold and silver.†   (source)
  • Tristan l'Hermite, in despair at extracting anything from the recluse, turned his back on her, and with unspeakable anxiety she beheld him direct his course slowly towards his horse.†   (source)
  • All at once, the recluse beheld the stone (for she was standing guard and never took her eyes from it), move, and she heard Tristan's voice encouraging the workers.†   (source)
  • 'tis the recluse of the Rat-Hole.†   (source)
  • She took her feet in her hands, a gesture habitual with unhappy wretches who are cold, as we have already seen in the case of the recluse of the Tour-Roland, and her teeth chattered.†   (source)
  • The recluse did not reply, but began to mumble with a singsong irritated, mocking intonation: "Daughter of Egypt! daughter of Egypt! daughter of Egypt!"†   (source)
  • "Oh! the wall!" cried the recluse.†   (source)
  • Then she felt terror mount to the very roots of her hair and she heard the mocking laugh of the recluse, saying to her in a very low tone: "Hah! hah! hah! you are going to be hanged!"†   (source)
  • At the sound of this clear, fresh, ringing child's voice, the recluse trembled; she turned her head with the sharp, abrupt movement of a steel spring, her long, fleshless hands cast aside the hair from her brow, and she fixed upon the child, bitter, astonished, desperate eyes.†   (source)
  • The young girl passed her arm through the opening; the recluse threw herself on that hand, pressed her lips to it and there remained, buried in that kiss, giving no other sign of life than a sob which heaved her breast from time to time.†   (source)
  • Quicker than a flash of lightning, the recluse had laid the two shoes together, had read the parchment and had put close to the bars of the window her face beaming with celestial joy as she cried,— "My daughter! my daughter!"†   (source)
  • One May morning, when the sun was rising on one of those dark blue skies against which Garofolo loves to place his Descents from the Cross, the recluse of the Tour-Roland heard a sound of wheels, of horses and irons in the Place de Grève.†   (source)
  • Noel!" shouted the populace in its turn; and that immense acclamation flew to astonish the crowd assembled at the Grève on the other bank, and the recluse who was still waiting with her eyes riveted on the gibbet.†   (source)
  • The recluse did not wish to deny all, for fear of awakening suspicion, and replied in a sincere and surly tone,— "If you are speaking of a big young girl who was put into my hands a while ago, I will tell you that she bit me, and that I released her.†   (source)
  • The recluse trembled all over, rose erect on her bare feet, and leaped at the window with eyes so glaring that Mahiette and Oudarde, and the other woman and the child recoiled even to the parapet of the quay.†   (source)
  • The recluse remained for several moments motionless and petrified, then she moved her head in sign of doubt, and suddenly giving vent to a burst of laughter, but with that terrible laugh which had come back to her,— "Ho! ho! no!†   (source)
  • The recluse had gone and seated herself by her daughter, covering her with her body, in front of her, with staring eyes, listening to the poor child, who did not stir, but who kept murmuring in a low voice, these words only, "Phoebus!†   (source)
  • The three women retraced their steps, and, on arriving in the vicinity of the Tour-Roland, Oudarde said to the other two,— "We must not all three gaze into the hole at once, for fear of alarming the recluse.†   (source)
  • It brought some pittance to the miserable penitent from time to time, looked through the hole to see whether he were still living, forgot his name, hardly knew how many years ago he had begun to die, and to the stranger, who questioned them about the living skeleton who was perishing in that cellar, the neighbors replied simply, "It is the recluse."†   (source)
  • The city, on its side, had founded in honor of the damoiselle, a public breviary, which had been fastened near the window of the cell, in order that passers-by might halt there from time to time, were it only to pray; that prayer might remind them of alms, and that the poor recluses, heiresses of Madame Rolande's vault, might not die outright of hunger and forgetfulness.†   (source)
  • This jousts was done to-fore the hermitage where a recluse dwelled.†   (source)
  • And so he kneeled at her window, and the recluse opened it and asked Sir Percivale what he would.†   (source)
  • Let us spere some tidings, said Percivale, at yonder recluse.†   (source)
  • When Sir Percivale came to the recluse she knew him well enough, and Sir Launcelot both.†   (source)
  • CHAPTER I. How Sir Percivale came to a recluse and asked counsel, and how she told him that she was his aunt.†   (source)
  • So on the morn Sir Percivale went to the recluse and asked her if she knew that knight with the white shield.†   (source)
  • Then he took his horse, and armed him; and as he rode by the way he saw a chapel where was a recluse, which had a window that she might see up to the altar.†   (source)
  • When the recluse heard his name she had great joy of him, for mickle she had loved him to-fore any other knight, for she ought to do so, for she was his aunt.†   (source)
  • NOW saith the tale, that when Sir Launcelot was ridden after Sir Galahad, the which had all these adventures above said, Sir Percivale turned again unto the recluse, where he deemed to have tidings of that knight that Launcelot followed.†   (source)
  • For mark you here, Mr. David: we could no doubt find some men of the Covenant who would swear to your reclusion; but once they were in the box, we could no longer check their testimony, and some word of your friend Mr. Thomson must certainly crop out.†   (source)
  • And if it sort not well, you may conceal her,
    As best befits her wounded reputation,
    In some reclusive and religious life,
    Out of all eyes, tongues, minds, and injuries.   (source)
    reclusive = withdrawn from society
  • The dour recluse still there (he has his cake) and the douce youngling, minion of pleasure, Phedo's toyable fair hair.†   (source)
  • …as on high plateaus west of the Mississippi, and I looking up at the stars, Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturb'd, Give me for marriage a sweet-breath'd woman of whom I should never tire, Give me a perfect child, give me away aside from the noise of the world a rural domestic life, Give me to warble spontaneous songs recluse by myself, for my own ears only, Give me solitude, give me Nature, give me again O Nature your primal sanities!†   (source)
  • This jousts was done to-fore the hermitage where a recluse dwelled.†   (source)
  • When Sir Percivale came to the recluse she knew him well enough, and Sir Launcelot both.†   (source)
  • And so he kneeled at her window, and the recluse opened it and asked Sir Percivale what he would.†   (source)
  • Let us spere some tidings, said Percivale, at yonder recluse.†   (source)
  • He said, "it was altogether impossible to find such a solitary island as I desired to live in; but I might command in my own house, and pass my time in a manner as recluse as I pleased."†   (source)
  • A man may have as much wisdom in the possession of an affluent fortune, as any beggar in the streets; or may enjoy a handsome wife or a hearty friend, and still remain as wise as any sour popish recluse, who buries all his social faculties, and starves his belly while he well lashes his back.†   (source)
  • From thee only can the manners of mankind be known; to which the recluse pedant, however great his parts or extensive his learning may be, hath ever been a stranger.†   (source)
  • CHAPTER I. How Sir Percivale came to a recluse and asked counsel, and how she told him that she was his aunt.†   (source)
  • So on the morn Sir Percivale went to the recluse and asked her if she knew that knight with the white shield.†   (source)
  • Then he took his horse, and armed him; and as he rode by the way he saw a chapel where was a recluse, which had a window that she might see up to the altar.†   (source)
  • When the recluse heard his name she had great joy of him, for mickle she had loved him to-fore any other knight, for she ought to do so, for she was his aunt.†   (source)
  • NOW saith the tale, that when Sir Launcelot was ridden after Sir Galahad, the which had all these adventures above said, Sir Percivale turned again unto the recluse, where he deemed to have tidings of that knight that Launcelot followed.†   (source)
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