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haven

a port, harbour, or other sheltered place for shipping

haven

[′hā·vən]
(navigation)
A place of safety for vessels; it is accessible in all states of weather and tides.
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"You drove a lady from here to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Depot last Friday?" he asked.
"The Duchess took my cab, and the first address she gave was the New York, New Haven
'"We have,"' the old lady read on with a little extra emphasis, '"a meeting of our Convened Chief Composite Committee of Central and District Philanthropists, at our Head Haven as above; and it is their unanimous pleasure that I take the chair."'
You were to go to the offices of the Haven of Philanthropy, and put your name down as a Member and a Professing Philanthropist.
New Haven, known also as the City of Elms, is a fine town.
I have sometimes disturbed a fish hawk sitting on a white pine over the water; but I doubt if it is ever profaned by the wind of a gull, like Fair Haven. At most, it tolerates one annual loon.
When the surface is considerably agitated there are no skaters nor water-bugs on it, but apparently, in calm days, they leave their havens and adventurously glide forth from the shore by short impulses till they completely cover it.
This is the haven of the old merman Phorcys, and here is the olive tree that grows at the head of it; [near it is the cave sacred to the Naiads;] {122} here too is the overarching cavern in which you have offered many an acceptable hecatomb to the nymphs, and this is the wooded mountain Neritum."
We entered this haven through a wicket-gate, and were disgorged by an introductory passage into a melancholy little square that looked to me like a flat burying-ground.
We had a dreary morning's work before us, for there was no sign of any wind, and the boats had to be got out and manned, and the ship warped three or four miles round the corner of the island and up the narrow passage to the haven behind Skeleton Island.
And an appeal has gone out for more people to join with The Haven and raise money that will help individuals cope with the physical, emotional and practical aspects of their illness in a calm, non-clinical environment.
* The first interim analysis of phase IIIb STASEY study in hemophilia A with inhibitors reinforces safety profile of Hemlibra seen in HAVEN 1 study.