Hermitage sentence examples

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  • Finally, retiring to a hermitage, he ends his days in the odour of sanctity.

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  • Near the town is a curious ancient hermitage cave, in the sandstone.

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  • In Southgate is an ancient hermitage and oratory cut out of the solid rock, which dates from 1396.

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  • At any rate, Rousseau quitted the Hermitage in the winter of 1757-58, and established himself at Montlouis in the neighbourhood.

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  • Other kinds of repetition are Shelley's Witch of Atlas, 6 i i seq., "Like one asleep in a green hermitage, I With gentle sleep about its eyelids playing" (sleep for smiles has come from the previous line); Revolt of Islam, 4749, "Where" for "When" appears to have come from "Where" in 4750 or 4751.

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  • In the gallant discharge of its duties he was dangerously wounded by a leading outlaw, whom he slew in single combat; and while yet confined to Hermitage Castle he received a visit of two hours from the queen, who rode thither from Jedburgh and back through 20 miles of the wild borderland where her person was in perpetual danger from the freebooters whom her father's policy had striven and had failed to extirpate.

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  • By 1342 Roxburgh, Stirling and Edinburgh castles were again in Scottish hands, though the Knight of Liddesdale captured and starved to death, in Hermitage castle, his gallant companion in arms, Sir Alexander Ramsay, who had relieved the garrison of Dunbar.

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  • Among many places of worship may be mentioned the restored parish church of Holy Trinity, which dates from the 12th century and contains some interesting monuments and brasses; and the Perpendicular Hermitage or Tory chapel, with a 15th or 16th century chantry-house.

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  • The more valuable objects were subsequently removed to the Hermitage at St Petersburg, while those that remained at Kerch were scattered during the English occupation in the Crimean War.

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  • A fine belfry (12th, 13th and 15th centuries) commanding the town is built on the terrace, beneath which are hollowed in the rock the oratory and hermitage of St Emilion, and adjoining them an ancient monolithic church of considerable dimensions.

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  • Maildulphus, a Scottish or Irish monk, who came into England about 635, built a hermitage near the site of the modern Malmesbury (Maildulphi-urbs, Maldelmesburh, Malmesbiri) and gathered disciples round him, thus forming the nucleus of the later abbey of which Aldhelm his pupil became the first abbot.

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  • The Order of St Maurice was originally founded by Amadeus VIII., duke of Savoy, in 1434, when he retired to the hermitage of Ripaille, and consisted of a group of half-a-dozen councillors who were to advise him on such affairs of state as he continued to control.

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  • In 1434 he retired to the hermitage of Ripaille on the Lake of Geneva, but continued to conduct the chief affairs of the state and to mediate between foreign Powers, leaving matters of less importance to his son Louis.

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  • On her return she fell into an almost fatal illness and prepared for her end with great courage and piety; Darnley now visited her, but was ill-received, while Bothwell was borne to Jedburgh from Hermitage in a litter.

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  • Shortly afterwards, returning to Paris, he accepted a cottage near Montmorency (the celebrated Hermitage) which Madame d'Epinay had fitted up for him, and established himself there in April 1756.

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  • Commanding the Yumuri Valley is the hill called Cumbre, on which is the Hermitage of Monteserrate (1870), with a famous shrine.

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  • Other interesting landmarks are "Woodland" (formerly called "Bloomsbury Court"), built early in the 18th century by William Trent, and said to have sheltered, at various times, Washington, Lafayette and Rochambeau; the "Hermitage," erected some time before the War of Independence; and "Bow Hill," in the suburbs of the city, a quaint old colonial mansion which for some time before 1822 was a home of Joseph Bonaparte.

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  • A woman wearing a veil visits the hermitage with a baby.

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  • There they built a hermitage on the bank of the Godavari river.

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  • hermitage on a tiny island in the lake.

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  • On the 7th or 9th of October, Mary went to Jedburgh on the affairs of Border justice, and a week later she rode with Murray to Hermitage castle, where for several days Bothwell had lain, wounded nearly to death by Eliot, a border reiver.

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  • He died at his residence, "The Hermitage," near Nashville, Tennessee, on the 8th of June 1845.

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  • St Margaret's, in the midst of St Peter's churchyard, built in 1485, and restored in 1865, is situated near the cave in the side of the MOnchsberg, said to have been the hermitage of St Maximus, wh?

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  • Eleven miles east of the city is the "Hermitage," which was the residence of President Andrew Jackson.

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  • Charities, &c. - The charitable and penal institutions of the state consist of the Central Hospital for the Insane near Nashville; the Eastern Hospital for the Insane near Knoxville; the Western Hospital for the Insane near Bolivar; the Tennessee School for the blind at Nashville; the Tennessee Deaf and Dumb School at Knoxville; the Confederate Soldiers' Home near Nashville, on the " Hermitage," the estate formerly belonging to Andrew Jackson; and the Penitentiary and the Tennessee Industrial School, both at Nashville; and in 1907 the legislature passed an Act for the establishment in Davidson county of the Tennessee Reformatory for boys.

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  • But their importunity made a hermitage in Paris impossible; a graceless friend even surprised the philosopher in bed at eleven in the morning meditating and taking notes.

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  • It may be regarded as certain that St Giles was buried in the hermitage which he had founded in a spot which was afterwards the town of StGilles (diocese of Nimes, department of Gard).

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  • The public buildings include the burgh hall, municipal buildings, Hermitage schools and two hospitals.

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  • Riesling, Hermitage, Sauternes, Chianti, &c., in accordance with the district of origin of the vine.

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  • They were acquainted with iron, and learned from their subjects the art of bronze-casting, which they used for decorative purposes only, and to which they gave a still higher artistic stamp. Their pottery is much more perfect and more artistic than that of the Bronze period, and their ornaments are accounted among the finest of the collections at the St Petersburg museum of the Hermitage.

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  • Here too arose the obscure triangular quarrel between Diderot, Rousseau and Frederick Melchior Grimm, which ended Rousseau's sojourn at the Hermitage.

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  • The town is comparatively well-built and possesses a fine parish church, and a Franciscan convent and hermitage.

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  • At Redstone, the site of a former important ferry over the Severn, is a curious hermitage, excavated out of the red sandstone bank.

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  • A holy virgin who left Ireland for Brittany and became an anchoress in a hermitage near Brieuc.

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  • Hermitage dates from a foundation in 1314 by Augustinian friars.

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  • Later, St Maelrubha established hermitage there, eventually replaced by chapel.

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  • It literally means a desert and by extension it is applied to what we would call a hermitage.

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  • So Joseph had a small hermitage built further up the road from the house and he tried to employ a professional hermit.

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  • He built his own little hermitage in the back woods and created himself a monk's habit from second-hand army blankets.

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  • To the west of Windsor the land rises to the hill which takes its name from the medieval hermitage of St. Leonard.

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  • Born in Swabia in Germany, he became a hermit on Mt Etzel in Switzerland, St Meinrad's former hermitage.

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  • The town developed around the site of a 13th century hermitage, and is now ranked as the second site in France.

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  • The Hermitage houses all the vast treasures of the former tsars.

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  • About 1035, however, he deserted his secular calling and entered the hermitage of Fonte Avellana, near Gubbio; and winning sound reputation through his piety and his preaching, he became the head of this establishment about 1043.

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  • On the death of Eugenius (1447) Thomas of Sarzana was elected as Nicholas V., and in 1449 Amadeus abdicated and returned to his hermitage at Ripaille, where he died two years later (see Felix V.).

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  • Lastly, the Jansenist " hermitage " a.t Port Royal contributed the historian Tillemont, whose bigotry Edward Gibbon declares to be overbalanced by his erudition, veracity and scrupulous minuteness.

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  • Then suddenly, in 1434, the duke retired to a hermitage at Ripaille, near Thonon, resigning his duchy to his son Louis (d.

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  • to the east is the Hermitage, a fanciful building, erected in 1715 by the margrave George William (d.

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  • Put together a flight of Syrahs, a Hermitage from France's Northern Rhône Valley, a Syrah from California's Santa Ynez Valley, and then a big Shiraz from Australia's Barossa Valley.

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  • Wines produced here include Beaumes de Venise, Cote-Rotie and Hermitage.

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  • The Las Vegas Guggenheim Hermitage Museum is housed within the impressive Venetian Hotel on Las Vegas Boulevard.

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  • The Guggenheim Hermitage Museum is part of the Guggenheim family of museums that are spread worldwide.

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  • The Guggenheim Hermitage Museum was the result of a collaboration between two of the premiere names in art: the Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg, Russia and the Guggenheim in New York.

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  • With such prestige backing the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum of Las Vegas, it is gaining an excellent reputation among art aficionados around the world.

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  • The Guggenheim Hermitage Museum in Las Vegas is housed within a specially designed section of the Venetian Hotel.

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  • The uniquely textured metal is used to evoke the feeling of velvet, like what is found in the interior of the original Hermitage museum.

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  • Since the gallery first opened, the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum has been home to some of the world's most important collections of art.

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  • American pop art and impressionist paintings have also been exhibited within the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum.

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  • The Las Vegas Guggenheim Hermitage Museum is open every day from 8:30 am until 9:30 pm.

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  • For guests planning to visit the Las Vegas Guggenheim Hermitage Museum more than once, these passes can save a significant amount of money.

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  • Some of the resorts also feature important art museums, such as the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum in the Venetian Resort.

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  • Its name is the Hermitage.

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  • Two miles to the east in a ravine below Monte Subasio is the hermitage delle Carceri (2300 ft.), partly built, partly cut out of the solid rock, given to St Francis by Benedictine monks as a place of retirement.

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  • To the south of Lyons, in the department of the Drome, are made in the district of Valence the celebrated Hermitage red and white Hermitage.

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  • The towns have left hardly any architectural or sculptural remains, but the numerous barrows in their neighbourhood have yielded very beautiful objects now mostly preserved in the Hermitage in St Petersburg.

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  • The Cape wines are chiefly those known as Hermitage, Muscadel, Pontac, Stein and Hanepoot.

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