Russell Cade - the recluse - was lonely without her.
She had always been a recluse at heart, often declining a social outing with her friends so that she could be alone with a book or her writing.
His education at the Spanish court and an hereditary tendency to insanity, however, made him haughty, suspicious and consequently very unpopular, while even in his best days the temper of his mind was that of a recluse rather than of a ruler.
In Celtic and English martyrologies (November 25) there is also commemorated St Catherine Audley (c. 1400), a recluse of Ledbury, Hereford, who was reputed for piety and clairvoyance.
Why they found it so amusing that Mr. Cade was a recluse evaded her comprehension.
In the days of the semi-insane recluse Rudolph things went from bad to worse.
There were eccentric recluse plans to convert the entire building into a private summer residence.
After all, he was a recluse and undoubtedly enjoyed the solitude of a quiet ranch.
At any rate, he was a recluse and he probably didn't want a babbling female around.
He settled in Richmondshire, twelve miles from the recluse Margaret Kirkby, whom he had cured of a violent seizure.