refuge


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refuge

A shelter; a safe place for persons fleeing danger or distress.
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Sickness had broken out in the Refuge; I made myself useful as a nurse.
One Sunday our regular clergyman at the Refuge was not able to officiate.
So large was the supply of things that a number of trips would be necessary to carry them to the refuge.
For nearly twenty years now John Carlson has been custodian of the refuge. No thought of disloyalty, I am sure, has ever entered his mind during all that time.
The Lair of the Wolf is his refuge, but where he has digged it too plain, The Council shall send him a message, and so he shall change it again.
They had come out proudly from their refuge, and we surrounded them in an admiring crowd.
I calculated always the distance between myself and the nearest tree, and knew that to that haven of refuge I could out-foot the Tawny One, or old Saber-Tooth, did one or the other suddenly appear.
In the bitterness of his heart, the Blackfoot renegade repined at the mishap which had severed him from a race of congenial spirits, and driven him to take refuge among beings so destitute of martial fire.
One could divine by the ray of a tiny light the sort of hut in the form of a beehive where the ferryman of cows took refuge at night.
But I pointed out the distant pinnacles of the Palace of Green Porcelain to her, and contrived to make her understand that we were seeking a refuge there from her Fear.
My first was to secure some safe place of refuge, and to make myself such arms of metal or stone as I could contrive.
He turned his eyes involuntarily to his former refuge, but at a look from that quarter