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cloister
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Northanger Abbey
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cloister
Used in
Northanger Abbey
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  • To see and explore either the ramparts and keep of the one, or the cloisters of the other, had been for many weeks a darling wish, though to be more than the visitor of an hour had seemed too nearly impossible for desire.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …through a few of less importance, looking into the court, which, with occasional passages, not wholly unintricate, connected the different sides; and she was further soothed in her progress by being told that she was treading what had once been a cloister, having traces of cells pointed out, and observing several doors that were neither opened nor explained to her—by finding herself successively in a billiard-room, and in the general's private apartment, without comprehending their…  (not reviewed by editor)

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religious sense
architectural sense
as in: cloister ourselves away
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