Renato: I would either still be designing or living as a recluse in Europe throwing pottery.
Lee is not a recluse, but she famously stopped granting interviews in 1964.
The affront so hurt Allan that he became a Beverly Hills recluse, and died in 1999 of liver cancer at the age of 62.
But Uchitel became a heavy drug user and, increasingly, a recluse in his sprawling Anchorage estate.
Mark Sanford had the personality you'd expect in a Unabomber-style recluse, not in the governor of a sleepy Southern state.
Grotius was not a recluse, but a man of the world, who certainly had no bias to the side of religion.
He was however naturally of an abstemious and recluse disposition.
Charlotte Grey had been to Bath, but had not succeeded in seeing the recluse.
It was Father Sergius's sixth year as a recluse, and he was now forty-nine.
A culprit might hope for liberty when his time would expire, but the recluse could only expect disenthralment by death.
c.1200, "person shut up from the world for purposes of religious meditation," from Old French reclus (fem. recluse) "hermit, recluse," also "confinement, prison; convent, monastery," noun use of reclus (adj.) "shut up," from Late Latin reclusus, past participle of recludere "to shut up, enclose" (but in classical Latin "to throw open"), from Latin re-, intensive prefix, + claudere "to shut" (see close (v.)).