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abbey

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Definition a building where monks or nuns live or lived
  • Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
    Richard Adams  --  Watership Down
  • SCENE V. A public place near Westminster Abbey.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 2
  • A memorial will be held tomorrow at the Rosewood Abbey and will be open to the public.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • Speaking of Rachel reminds me—did you hear anything about the Abbey Bank lately, Anne?
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • Even the location of the hospital was intimidating, close as it was to the great Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament.
    Gloria Whelan  --  Listening for Lions
  • Let him pick out the most historic house, castle or abbey that England contains.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • Go on, good Eglamour, Out at the postern by the abbey wall.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • The spiky points of the fir trees behind the house rose into the sky like the turrets and pinnacles of an abbey.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • Let us go backward a few hours, and place ourselves in Westminster Abbey, at four o'clock in the morning of this memorable Coronation Day.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • Newton was buried in Westminster Abbey, the seat of English Protestantism.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • And inside the front cover there was a big map of London with places on it like Abbey Wood and Poplar and Acton and Stanmore.
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • Kneel to the duke before he pass the abbey.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Comedy of Errors
  • He died in 1882 and was buried with great pomp and ceremony in Westminster Abbey as one of England's distinguished sons.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • It may be worth thinking of by Fawners of all denominations—in Westminster Abbey and Saint Paul's Cathedral put together, on any Sunday in the year.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • Among the crowds i' the Abbey, where a finger Could not be wedg'd in more.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry VIII
  • [Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey".
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • For a moment, Langdon was back in Westminster Abbey, standing at Newton's pyramidical tomb, where he had experienced a similar epiphany.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • In the P.M. to Westminster Abbey, but don't expect me to describe it, that's impossible, so I'll only say it was sublime!
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Found the chandelier in a little abbey outside Paris.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • The mill still worked on, food being a perennial necessity; the abbey had perished, creeds being transient.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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