In my youth I was living in the capital, so that I was able to study in the Board of Astronomy; subsequently, I was instructed in mathematics by a recluse scholar.
He lives as a virtual recluse on a rural estate near Andover, Hampshire, but owns shooting estates in Rosedale, North Yorkshire and other parts of Northern England.
He was a very secretive sort of individual, a very recluse sort of a person, and didn't have much to do with many of the people of this congregation.
The series also looks at recent developments in the worlds of animation and British comedy, and tells the strange tale of how convicts, scholars and recluses brought the Oxford English Dictionary into being.
In more recent years, Brando's brilliance as an actor was overshadowed by his eccentric reclusion , the turmoil in his family life and financial disputes.
The only way to counter this is for us to become a nation of paranoid recluses .
I hope they won't be recluses and that they'll enjoy rural life and all that goes on in the community.
Until a few years ago, I thought the growing popularity of chatrooms would put a stop to social interaction, that computers would turn members of our society into a bunch of recluses .
The refusal of judges to give any interviews, under cover of antiquated ‘rules’ which a long forgotten lord chancellor had invented, compounded the sense that they were all, or almost all, malevolent recluses .
How does one live a life of noble reclusion in the real world?