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refuge
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition
something giving protection — especially a safe place
  • I insisted on being provided instantly with a place of refuge, and means of repose.
    Chapter 13 (85% in)
  • 'He's not — he's not my cousin, Ellen!' she went on, gathering fresh grief from reflection, and flinging herself into my arms for refuge from the idea.
    Chapter 18 (73% in)
  • I supposed I should be condemned in Hareton Earnshaw's heart, if not by his mouth, to the lowest pit in the infernal regions if I showed my unfortunate person in his neighbourhood then; and feeling very mean and malignant, I skulked round to seek refuge in the kitchen.
    Chapter 32 (29% in)

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