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asylum
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Frankenstein
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  • It was dawn, and she quitted her asylum, that she might again endeavour to find my brother.
  • The porter opened the gates of the court, which had that night been my asylum, and I issued into the streets, pacing them with quick steps, as if I sought to avoid the wretch whom I feared every turning of the street would present to my view.

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  • They found a miserable asylum in the cottage in Germany, where I discovered them.
  • No wood, however, was placed on the earth, which formed the floor, but it was dry; and although the wind entered it by innumerable chinks, I found it an agreeable asylum from the snow and rain.

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as in: she sought asylum in... Define
a shelter from danger or hardship
as in: committed to the asylum Define
a hospital for the mentally ill
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