Sentence Examples


  • If the inmates try to run the asylum, give me a call.
  • "There's no such thing as asylum for vamps," he said, amused.
  • (1617); a lunatic asylum; the Van Renswoude orphanage, the theatre, a school of design, the powder magazine and the state arsenal, originally a warehouse of the East India Company, and now used as a manufactory of artillery stores.
  • Shams al-Ma t adi Qabus, the generous ruler of Dailam, himself a poet and a scholar, with whom he had expected to find an asylum, was about that date (1012) starved to death by his own revolted soldiery.
  • There are large barracks in the neighbourhood, and the Metropolitan lunatic asylum is close to the town.

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