We shall thus catch the Count at his weakest, and without a refuge
to fly to.
One Sunday our regular clergyman at the Refuge
was not able to officiate.
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.
When there is no place of refuge
at all, it is desperate ground.
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.
The Lair of the Wolf is his refuge
, and where he has made him his home, Not even the Head Wolf may enter, not even the Council may come.
Philosophy, moreover, was his sole refuge
, for he did not know where he was to lodge for the night.
But one mark of a writer's greatness is that different minds can find in him different inspirations; and Professor Erlin, who hated the Prussians, gave his enthusiastic admiration to Goethe because his works, Olympian and sedate, offered the only refuge
for a sane mind against the onslaughts of the present generation.
Beside himself with terror Pierre jumped up and ran back to the battery, as to the only refuge
from the horrors that surrounded him.
It was a quiet, tidy little sitting-room; and I was not sorry to be provided with such a harbour of refuge
At this awful sight, the last one of us sought refuge
inside our caves.
Her son (of whom I feel truly ashamed to be obliged to speak again so soon) made an effort to extricate his mother--involved himself in a series of pecuniary disasters, which commercial people call, I believe, transactions--struggled for a little while to get out of them in the character of an independent gentleman--failed--and then spiritlessly availed himself of the oleaginous refuge
of the soap and candle trade.