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abbey
used in Selected Tales by Poe

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Definition
a building where monks or nuns live or lived
  • The room lay in a high turret of the castellated abbey, was pentagonal in shape, and of capacious size.
    1 — Ligeia (54% in)
  • After a few months, therefore, of weary and aimless wandering, I purchased, and put in some repair, an abbey, which I shall not name, in one of the wildest and least frequented portions of fair England.
    1 — Ligeia (48% in)
  • Yet although the external abbey, with its verdant decay hanging about it, suffered but little alteration, I gave way, with a child-like perversity, and perchance with a faint hope of alleviating my sorrows, to a display of more than regal magnificence within.
    1 — Ligeia (49% in)
  • It was necessary that some immediate exertion be made; yet turret was altogether apart from the portion of the abbey tenanted by the servants—there were none within call—I had no means of summoning them to my aid without leaving the room for many minutes—and this I could not venture to do.
    1 — Ligeia (84% in)

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