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  • When that hour arrives—and, mark me, come it will—turn from the world to which you clung, to the refuge which you spurned.
  • We can go to the Workhouse, or the Refuge for the Destitute, or the Magdalen Hospital, I dare say; and the sooner we go the better.’
  • ’To offer to the unhappy subject of your treachery, at this last moment,’ replied Nicholas, ’a refuge and a home.
  • There were a few timid young children, who, miserable as they had been, and many as were the tears they had shed in the wretched school, still knew no other home, and had formed for it a sort of attachment, which made them weep when the bolder spirits fled, and cling to it as a refuge.

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  • The park serves as a refuge for wildlife.
  • She took refuge from the sun under a beautiful oak tree.

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