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refuge
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

4 uses
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Definition
something giving protection — especially a safe place
  • He was well aware how much I prized my refuge by the side of my old aunt, and he determined to dispossess me of it.
    6 — The Jealous Mistress (35% in)
  • I have mentioned my great-aunt, who was a slave in Dr. Flint's family, and who had been my refuge during the shameful persecutions I suffered from him.
    28 — Aunt Nancy (1% in)
  • Oppressed Poles and Hungarians could find a safe refuge in that city; John Mitchell was free to proclaim in the City Hall his desire for "a plantation well stocked with slaves;" but there I sat, an oppressed American, not daring to show my face.
    41 — Free At Last (53% in)
  • This Empire State is a shabby place of refuge for the oppressed; but here, through anxiety, turmoil, and despair, the freedom of Linda and her children was finally secured, by the exertions of a generous friend.
    Appendix (57% in)

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