Definition of Recollets
1. recollet [n] - See also: recollet
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Literary usage of Recollets
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1. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and by John Smith (1830)
"It adorned the Louvre until 1815, when it was restored to Antwerp, and is now in the hall of the Academy, formerly the church of the recollets, for which ..."
2. History of the Settlement of Upper Canada (Ontario): With Special Reference by William Canniff (1869)
"They were four in number, and belonged to the order of recollets, or Franciscans, of Spanish origin, a sect who attended to the spiritual wants of the ..."
3. The St. Lawrence River: Historical, Legendary, Picturesque by George Waldo Browne (1905)
"... First Missions — Encouragement of Agriculture — recollets Forced to Abandon their Work—Taken up by the Jesuits—Work Interrupted by the English—Westward ..."
4. The Struggle for a Continent by Francis Parkman (1902)
"[Advent of the recollets. — In the interval between 1613 and his death in 1635, Champlain was unwearied in his efforts on behalf of the struggling colony. ..."
5. Sketches of Lower Canada, Historical and Descriptive: With the Author's by Joseph Sansom (1817)
"It is THE CHURCH AND MONASTERY OF THE recollets in the outskirts of Montreal. Nothing presents itself to the street but the dingy facade of the Chapel, ..."
6. The Inhabitants of the Philippines by Frederic Henry Read Sawyer (1900)
"... two hundred and forty other towns—Missions to Japan and China— The Flora Filipina—The Franciscans—The Jesuits—The Dominicans—The recollets—Statistics ..."
7. The Discovery of the Old Northwest: And Its Settlement by the French by James Baldwin (1901)
"... FIRST OF THE GREAT LAKES I. A BROTHER OF THE recollets TWO years passed before Champlain made another effort to discover the secret of the wilderness. ..."