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refectory
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Jane Eyre
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  • Thanks being returned for what we had not got, and a second hymn chanted, the refectory was evacuated for the schoolroom.
  • The refectory was a great, low-ceiled, gloomy room; on two long tables smoked basins of something hot, which, however, to my dismay, sent forth an odour far from inviting.
  • CHAPTER VIII Ere the half-hour ended, five o’clock struck; school was dismissed, and all were gone into the refectory to tea.
  • The odour which now filled the refectory was scarcely more appetising than that which had regaled our nostrils at breakfast: the dinner was served in two huge tin-plated vessels, whence rose a strong steam redolent of rancid fat.

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  • He and Werner eat their first meal in their starchy new uniforms at a long wooden table in the refectory.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Restored to its normal identity as a refectory, enormous cauldrons of porridge were being dispensed, together with bannocks baked on the hearth and spread with molasses.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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