The ground floor served as drawing-room; above it was the anchoret's bedroom; and the top story was used as a study.
He was at this time evidently leading the life of an anchoret.
No anchoret, indeed, could claim for himself much more apathy towards all such allurements than he did at that period.
His plump cheeks, no less than his well-filled waistcoat, showed that the Rev. Mr. Rimmon was no anchoret.
Ammona lived with three thousand brethren in such silence as though he was an anchoret.
For it stood on the transcantine side, an anchoret in itself, severed by the river from the rest of the University.
But at Monkbarns, no anchoret could have made a more simple and scanty meal.
Arsenius was a noble Roman who, at the end of the fourth century, retired to Egypt to live the life of an anchoret in the desert.