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asylum
used in Anne Of Green Gables

38 uses
  • As for Cordelia, she went insane with remorse and was shut up in a lunatic asylum.
    Chapter 26 — The Story Club Is Formed (67% in)
  • We're getting a little boy from an orphan asylum in Nova Scotia and he's coming on the train tonight."
    Chapter 1 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Surprised (56% in)
  • "Yes, of course," said Marilla, as if getting boys from orphan asylums in Nova Scotia were part of the usual spring work on any well-regulated Avonlea farm instead of being an unheard of innovation.
    Chapter 1 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Surprised (59% in)
  • From an orphan asylum!
    Chapter 1 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Surprised (61% in)
  • Alexander Spencer was up here one day before Christmas and she said she was going to get a little girl from the asylum over in Hopeton in the spring.
    Chapter 1 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Surprised (64% in)
  • Why, it was only last week I read in the paper how a man and his wife up west of the Island took a boy out of an orphan asylum and he set fire to the house at night—set it ON PURPOSE, Marilla—and nearly burnt them to a crisp in their beds.
    Chapter 1 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Surprised (79% in)
  • "Only don't say I didn't warn you if he burns Green Gables down or puts strychnine in the well—I heard of a case over in New Brunswick where an orphan asylum child did that and the whole family died in fearful agonies.
    Chapter 1 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Surprised (88% in)
  • But there, SHE wouldn't shrink from adopting a whole orphan asylum if she took it into her head."
    Chapter 1 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Surprised (90% in)
  • Said you and your sister were adopting her from an orphan asylum and that you would be along for her presently.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (11% in)
  • But the asylum was the worst.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (26% in)
  • I don't suppose you ever were an orphan in an asylum, so you can't possibly understand what it is like.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (26% in)
  • They were good, you know—the asylum people.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (27% in)
  • But there is so little scope for the imagination in an asylum—only just in the other orphans.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (28% in)
  • This morning when I left the asylum I felt so ashamed because I had to wear this horrid old wincey dress.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (35% in)
  • A merchant in Hopeton last winter donated three hundred yards of wincey to the asylum.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (36% in)
  • And there weren't any at all about the asylum, only a few poor weeny-teeny things out in front with little whitewashed cagey things about them.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (51% in)
  • There was a girl at the asylum whose name was Hepzibah Jenkins, but I always imagined her as Rosalia DeVere.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (73% in)
  • Were there no boys at the asylum?
    Chapter 3 — Marilla Cuthbert is Surprised (34% in)
  • The matron of the asylum made them for me.
    Chapter 3 — Marilla Cuthbert is Surprised (61% in)
  • There is never enough to go around in an asylum, so things are always skimpy—at least in a poor asylum like ours.
    Chapter 3 — Marilla Cuthbert is Surprised (62% in)
  • There is never enough to go around in an asylum, so things are always skimpy—at least in a poor asylum like ours.
    Chapter 3 — Marilla Cuthbert is Surprised (63% in)
  • This girl will have to be sent back to the asylum.
    Chapter 3 — Marilla Cuthbert is Surprised (85% in)
  • I am not going to think about going back to the asylum while we're having our drive.
    Chapter 5 — Anne's History (3% in)
  • I had to go to the asylum at Hopeton, because nobody would take me.
    Chapter 5 — Anne's History (60% in)
  • They didn't want me at the asylum, either; they said they were over-crowded as it was.
    Chapter 5 — Anne's History (60% in)
  • But of course I went while I was at the asylum.
    Chapter 5 — Anne's History (66% in)
  • We send word, Matthew and I, for you to bring us a boy from the asylum.
    Chapter 6 — Marilla Makes Up Her Mind (8% in)
  • Can we send the child back to the asylum?
    Chapter 6 — Marilla Makes Up Her Mind (17% in)
  • "I'd rather go back to the asylum than go to live with her," said Anne passionately.
    Chapter 6 — Marilla Makes Up Her Mind (71% in)
  • They always made us do that at the asylum.
    Chapter 7 — Anne Says Her Prayers (9% in)
  • Oh, at the asylum Sunday-school.
    Chapter 7 — Anne Says Her Prayers (22% in)
  • I've heard it before—I heard the superintendent of the asylum Sunday school say it over once.
    Chapter 8 — Anne's Bringing-up Is Begun (49% in)
  • The night before I went to the asylum I said good-bye to Violetta, and oh, her good-bye came back to me in such sad, sad tones.
    Chapter 8 — Anne's Bringing-up Is Begun (74% in)
  • I had become so attached to her that I hadn't the heart to imagine a bosom friend at the asylum, even if there had been any scope for imagination there."
    Chapter 8 — Anne's Bringing-up Is Begun (75% in)
  • She certainly was an odd-looking little creature in the short tight wincey dress she had worn from the asylum, below which her thin legs seemed ungracefully long.
    Chapter 9 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Properly Horrified (32% in)
  • Maybe you'd better send me back to the asylum.
    Chapter 12 — A Solemn Vow and Promise (16% in)
  • "I don't want to send you back to the asylum, I'm sure.
    Chapter 12 — A Solemn Vow and Promise (18% in)
  • "I thought Marilla Cuthbert was an old fool when I heard she'd adopted a girl out of an orphan asylum," she said to herself, "but I guess she didn't make much of a mistake after all.
    Chapter 29 — An Epoch in Anne's Life (88% in)

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