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Definitionsomething 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)
There are no more uses of "refuge" in Wuthering Heights.
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