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abbey
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
a building where monks or nuns live or lived
  • He went up to London towards mid-day and ate a slice of turkey and some Christmas pudding by himself at Gatti's, and since he had nothing to do afterwards went to Westminster Abbey for the afternoon service.
    37-38 — Chapters 37-38 (41% in)
  • It traced its origin to an abbey school, founded before the Conquest, where the rudiments of learning were taught by Augustine monks; and, like many another establishment of this sort, on the destruction of the monasteries it had been reorganised by the officers of King Henry VIII and thus acquired its name.
    15-16 — Chapters 15-16 (1% in)
  • The Sixth Form room was in a part of the old abbey which had been restored, and it had a gothic window: Philip tried to cheat his boredom by drawing this over and over again; and sometimes out of his head he drew the great tower of the Cathedral or the gateway that led into the precincts.
    19-20 — Chapters 19-20 (54% in)

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