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sanctuary

 [sangk´choo-ar″e]
an area in the body where a drug tends to collect and to escape metabolic breakdown.
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There, Monseigneur turned, and came back again, and so in due course of time got himself shut up in his sanctuary by the chocolate sprites, and was seen no more.
"I devote you," said this person, stopping at the last door on his way, and turning in the direction of the sanctuary, "to the Devil!"
Unexpectedly, in the middle of the service, and not in the usual order Natasha knew so well, the deacon brought out a small stool, the one he knelt on when praying on Trinity Sunday, and placed it before the doors of the sanctuary screen.
It was the nearest sanctuary but Numa stood between it and his prey.
He studied the languages, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, a triple sanctuary then very little frequented.
But then the only aspect which attracted me was the distant hills in which I hoped to find sanctuary, and so I hastened on, trampling the myriad beauties beneath my hurrying feet.
With regard to others, indeed, these orders had not been always very scrupulously kept; but as the disposition of the gentleman with whom the partridges had taken sanctuary was well known, the gamekeeper had never yet attempted to invade his territories.
ENPNewswire-July 30, 2019--The University of Manchester: Manchester institutions awarded University of Sanctuary and Museum of Sanctuary status
A primary school in Wolverhampton has officially become a School of Sanctuary - demonstrating that it is a safe and welcoming place for all.
Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) introduced the Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act, a bill that would hold sanctuary jurisdictions accountable for refusing to comply with lawful detainer and release notification requests made by federal authorities and putting law-abiding citizens in danger.
So far, the project has also expanded to the western Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary in Stung Treng province.
"Just to see them look around in amazement, you know it was all very calm and peaceful," said Amy Kerwin, who worked for 15 years to get the Westfield, Wisconsin, sanctuary off the ground after being employed in a University of Wisconsin research lab.