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  • noun Plural form of Recollet.

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Examples

  • At Quebec itself the two bright spots were the convent of the Recollets [Footnote: The Recollets were a branch of the Franciscan order, noted for the austerity of their rule.] and the little farm of Louis Hebert.

    The Founder of New France : A chronicle of Champlain

  • Besides the Oratorians, there died eighteen Jesuits, twenty-six of the order called Recollets, and forty-three Capuchins, all of whom had freely given their lives in the endeavor to alleviate the general suffering.

    A Book of Golden Deeds

  • Franciscans were known as the "Recollets", and had established a missionary post at Three Rivers, in the earliest days of the colony, where they built a church, wherein they buried the members of their order, and some Catholic laymen as well.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • The Abbé Laverdière believed that Jesuits changed the text of this work, removed references to the Recollets, and added a celebration of their own order.

    Champlain's Dream

  • One could debate the question of understanding, but as to motivation, the Recollets and Champlain wrote often and at great length of their deep interest in the ways of the Indians, repeatedly described their sustained efforts to learn and understand, and left long accounts of Indian ways.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Trigger argues that Champlain and the Recollets “undermined relations between the French and Montagnais by their high handed ethnocentric treatment of native peoples,” and did so specifically in trying to persuade the Montagnais to “settle down and become farmers,” and even “to become French.”

    Champlain's Dream

  • One could debate the question of understanding, but as to motivation, the Recollets and Champlain wrote often and at great length of their deep interest in the ways of the Indians, repeatedly described their sustained efforts to learn and understand, and left long accounts of Indian ways.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Le Clos des Recollets serves white asparagus with smoked salmon, and stuffed pigeon with thyme.

    Durbuy, Belgium

  • The Abbé Laverdière believed that Jesuits changed the text of this work, removed references to the Recollets, and added a celebration of their own order.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Trigger argues that Champlain and the Recollets “undermined relations between the French and Montagnais by their high handed ethnocentric treatment of native peoples,” and did so specifically in trying to persuade the Montagnais to “settle down and become farmers,” and even “to become French.”

    Champlain's Dream

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