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the abode of a hermit

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Ah, then, I must not keep you now, else I should like to show you the Hermitage.
Without waiting for her to speak, he turned away from her and hurried back towards the road that led to the Hermitage, leaving Hetty to pursue her way in a strange dream that seemed to have begun in bewildering delight and was now passing into contrarieties and sadness.
He hurried to the Hermitage, which stood in the heart of the wood, unlocked the door with a hasty wrench, slammed it after him, pitched Zeluco into the most distant corner, and thrusting his right hand into his pocket, first walked four or five times up and down the scanty length of the little room, and then seated himself on the ottoman in an uncomfortable stiff way, as we often do when we wish not to abandon ourselves to feeling.
He got up and threw open the windows, to let in the soft breath of the afternoon, and the healthy scent of the firs that made a belt round the Hermitage.
It was a long while--more than an hour before Arthur had brought his meditations to this point; but once arrived there, he could stay no longer at the Hermitage.
Since he was certain there were no private arms in the whole principality, he was a hundred times more certain there were none in the Quaker's little hermitage on the hill, where he lived on herbs, with two old rustic servants, and with no other voice of man for year after year.
They were, therefore, somewhat surprised to meet altogether at the door of the Hermitage, Athos starting out from the Pont Neuf, Porthos by the Rue de la Roule, D'Artagnan by the Rue des Fosse Saint Germain l'Auxerrois, and Aramis by the Rue de Bethisy.
At the Hermitage we were about fifteen or eighteen hundred feet above the sea, and thus far a portion of the ascent had been pretty abrupt.
Sergius obeyed the starets, showed his letter to the Abbot, and having obtained his permission, gave up his cell, handed all his possessions over to the monastery, and set out for the Tambov hermitage.
At Carnival time, in the sixth year of Sergius's life at the hermitage, a merry company of rich people, men and women from a neighbouring town, made up a troyka-party, after a meal of carnival-pancakes and wine.
Enjoy a comfortable residence room or stay in a hermitage for more privacy.
Summary: Readers will soon be able to take an interactive tour of the Qannoubine Valley in north Lebanon, thanks to author George Arab's soon-to-be released book which offers a detailed description of the history, caves and hermitages that can be found on location.
The hermitages, located deep in the woods, were built by Mulgrew.
Francis of Assisi on a number of occasions went to local hermitages in Italy to strengthen his spiritual life in an atmosphere of solitude, and even wrote a short set of spiritual rules for his fellow Franciscans to follow when they went into a period of hermitage.
Three hermitages and awesome Dwelling Place chapel for those seeking intimacy with God; private and directed retreats, desert spirituality live-ins or sabbaticals.