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refuge
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
something giving protection — especially a safe place
  • There was no refuge now from spiritual emptiness and discontent, and Dorothea had to bear her bad mood, as she would have borne a headache.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (44% in)
  • This was the consciousness that Bulstrode was withering under while he made his preparations for departing from Middlemarch, and going to end his stricken life in that sad refuge, the indifference of new faces.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (93% in)

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