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Synonyms for anchorite

one retired from society for religious reasons


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Columella; or, The Distressed Anchoret is a satiric novel of sensibility, the story of Cornelius Milward, nicknamed Columella, who retires "to the solitude and inactivity of country life" in the West of England (1:8).
Dashwood's Insight: Reading Edward Ferrars and Columella; or, The Distressed Anchoret.