She compared her refuge to the roof of a Moorish palace, to a Spanish patio, to a Japanese garden, to a "pleasaunce of old Provencal."
Leora and he crept back to the exact spot beneath the balcony where they had stood before, to their den, their one safe refuge.
As he closed the door he was touched by this cramped refuge, with its camp-beds and photographs from home and softly wrinkled linen.
Clif was his refuge; Clif admired Leora and would listen to his babbling of her.
Clif turned into a jovial and (for him) unusually quiet companion…… Ex-farmhand, ex-book-agent, ex-mechanic, he had so little money yet so scratching a desire to be resplendent that he took refuge in pride in poverty, pride in being offensive.
For once he had no refuge in Leora.
His place, Frangipani Court, was a refuge from the hot humming plain.
So long as he had had a refuge in talking to Terry, he had not been too irritated by well-dressed nonentities, and for a time he had enjoyed the dramatic game of making Nice People accept him.
There are no more uses of "refuge" in the book.
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The park serves as a refuge for wildlife.
She took refuge from the sun under a beautiful oak tree.