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refuge
used in War and Peace

8 uses
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Definition
something giving protection — especially a safe place
  • Ah! from suffering there is no other refuge.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (23% in)
  • This shrubbery was a well-known haven of refuge for culprits at Otradnoe.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (9% in)
  • To Pierre all men seemed like those soldiers, seeking refuge from life: some in ambition, some in cards, some in framing laws, some in women, some in toys, some in horses, some in politics, some in sport, some in wine, and some in governmental affairs.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (6% in)
  • He is my refuge!
    Book Ten — 1812 (16% in)
  • Beside himself with terror Pierre jumped up and ran back to the battery, as to the only refuge from the horrors that surrounded him.
    Book Ten — 1812 (83% in)
  • He sought a quiet refuge, and in Joseph Alexeevich's study he really found it.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (71% in)
  • Besides Russian families who had taken refuge here from the fire with their belongings, there were several French soldiers in a variety of clothing.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (97% in)
  • Just then he was only anxious to get away as quickly as possible from places where people were killing one another, to some peaceful refuge where he could recover himself, rest, and think over all the strange new facts he had learned; but on reaching Orel he immediately fell ill.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (20% in)

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