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  • Lines 2-8 describe the star's steadfastness, which is, above all, one of solitude as hinted by its hanging in "lone splendour", and the poet calls the Star an "Eremite," or hermit.

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  • To conclude in [3848] Hierom's words, I will ask our magnificoes that build with marble, and bestow a whole manor on a thread, what difference between them and Paul the Eremite, that bare old man?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The wildernesses of the land of Canaan were not without towns and cities; nor was he presently to be called an Eremite who dwelt in the wilderness.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Everybody was looking forward to a day's sight-seeing in Palermo, and as soon as breakfast was over the party started out to view the cathedral, the beautiful Palatine chapel, with its S.racen arches and priceless mosaics, and the ancient oriental-looking Norman church of S. Giovanni degli Eremite.

    The Princess of the School

  • The reader has here the original legend from which the incident in the romance is derived; and the identifying the irregular Eremite with the Friar Tuck of

    Ivanhoe

  • It was painted at the order of the Eremite monks of San Gallo for their church of San Jacopo tra Fossi, where it was injured by a flood in

    Fra Bartolommeo

  • Andrea's next patrons were the Eremite monks of S. Agostino, at S.n Gallo, who ordered of him two pictures for their church.

    Fra Bartolommeo

  • Don't be afraid, because, Lord! in this group there won't be any to make you imitate the martyr of whom Jacques de Voragine speaks in his history of Saint Paul the Eremite.

    Là-bas

  • Saint Anthony the Eremite when the bronze is boiling in the furnace?

    Là-bas

  • —Nature's Eremite: like a solitary thing in Nature.

    Notes: Book Fourth. Palgrave, Francis T

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