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asylum
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Crime and Punishment
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  • She has taken the three children to an old lady of high rank, the patroness of some orphan asylums, whom I used to know years ago.
  • I will put those two little ones and Polenka into some good orphan asylum, and I will settle fifteen hundred roubles to be paid to each on coming of age, so that Sofya Semyonovna need have no anxiety about them.

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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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