In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Happiness is solitude, thinks the hermit who lives alone on his island.
- All was peace, light and solitude - which can do strange things to a person.
- The rugged landscape and mountains provide a wealth of opportunities for peace and solitude and the water is clear and inviting.
- We have just the right amount of time to bond, tempered by long stretches that allow solitude and privacy should we desire them.
- As someone whose self reposes on a great slab of solitude, such a situation would drive me nuts.
- A lyrical, a scholarly, a fastidious mind might have used seclusion and solitude to perfect its powers.
- As increasing numbers of people choose to live or work alone, solitude is often celebrated in 2001.
- Yet we have a better chance of solitude here than on most islands.
- It tells us that God is, in a sense, a community of persons, not a solitary living in solitude, alone and distant.
- It had taken only a few minutes' exposure to the pre-Christmas rush for me to once again yearn for peace and solitude.
- Bachelorhood has long taught me that solitude is not loneliness.
- It's time for him to have a chance in solitude and privacy to reconnect with his family.
- This trance is achieved in complete solitude and yogis can enter into it or get out of it at will.
- It is a creature of solitude, travelling alone, and a splendour in the bush.
- However people should know that loneliness and solitude are not synonyms.
- For a few hours, my kid was next door at the Nappers and I had peace and solitude.
- Maybe you like the peace and solitude of the early hours of the morning so that you can get on with various important tasks uninterrupted.
- All the attacks were on couples enjoying some late-night solitude in cars at isolated car parks.
- It had been the perfect place to work on his greatest inventions in complete peace and solitude.
- At long last peace and solitude, she thought, tossing her purse onto the nearby table.
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