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pension
used in A Room With A View

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Definition
a regular payment to a person that is intended to allow them to have an income without working
  • We are friendly—as one is in pensions.
    Chapter 1 (47% in)
  • Generally at a pension people looked them over for a day or two before speaking, and often did not find out that they would "do" till they had gone.
    Chapter 1 (11% in)
  • This pension is a failure.
    Chapter 1 (24% in)
  • The Pension Bertolini had decided, almost enthusiastically, that they would do.
    Chapter 1 (38% in)
  • Amongst them were the two little old ladies of the Pension Bertolini—Miss Teresa and Miss Catherine Alan.
    Chapter 2 (70% in)
  • This was a stock remark, the supreme achievement of the Pension Bertolini in the way of definition.
    Chapter 3 (32% in)
  • A pension is a bad place for gossips.
    Chapter 3 (83% in)
  • After all, he knew nothing about them, and pension joys, pension sorrows, are flimsy things; whereas Lucy would be his parishioner.
    Chapter 3 (89% in)
  • After all, he knew nothing about them, and pension joys, pension sorrows, are flimsy things; whereas Lucy would be his parishioner.
    Chapter 3 (89% in)
  • They were close to their pension.
    Chapter 4 (81% in)
  • He knew the people who never walked about with Baedekers, who had learnt to take a siesta after lunch, who took drives the pension tourists had never heard of, and saw by private influence galleries which were closed to them.
    Chapter 5 (36% in)
  • "One of our pension acquaintances kindly brought her home," said Miss Bartlett, adroitly concealing the sex of the preserver.
    Chapter 5 (47% in)
  • If you will not think me rude, we residents sometimes pity you poor tourists not a little—handed about like a parcel of goods from Venice to Florence, from Florence to Rome, living herded together in pensions or hotels, quite unconscious of anything that is outside Baedeker, their one anxiety to get 'done' or 'through' and go on somewhere else.
    Chapter 6 (20% in)
  • "She will make us pay for a whole week's pension."
    Chapter 7 (68% in)
  • Really, the Pension Bertolini must have been the oddest place.
    Chapter 10 (72% in)
  • In this atmosphere the Pension Bertolini and Windy Corner appeared equally crude, and Lucy saw that her London career would estrange her a little from all that she had loved in the past.
    Chapter 11 (67% in)
  • Did you realize that you would find all the Pension Bertolini down here?
    Chapter 12 (44% in)
  • It was the pension Bertolini again, the dining-table with the decanters of water and wine.
    Chapter 15 (38% in)
  • And the letter went on to say: "I do not expect we shall go any further than Athens, but if you knew of a really comfortable pension at Constantinople, we should be so grateful."
    Chapter 18 (7% in)
  • 'A really comfortable pension at Constantinople!'
    Chapter 18 (16% in)
  • So they call it out of decency, but in their hearts they want a pension with magic windows opening on the foam of perilous seas in fairyland forlorn!
    Chapter 18 (16% in)
  • They want the Pension Keats.
    Chapter 18 (16% in)
  • It is odd how we of that pension, who seemed such a fortuitous collection, have been working into one another's lives.
    Chapter 18 (62% in)
  • Italiam petimus: we return to the Pension Bertolini.
    Chapter 20 (8% in)

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