Asylum in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Asylum

A place of safety. | The protection, physical and legal, afforded by such a place. | (dated) A place of protection or restraint for one or more classes of the disadvantaged, especially the mentally ill.

Short Example Sentence for Asylum

  • 1. He was not a hunted fugitive seeking asylum at the altar. 🔊
  • 2. The same year, 1842, the orphan asylum was opened. 🔊
  • 3. Orphan Asylum at Albany, 222. 🔊
  • 4. An asylum for landsmen who would rather die of drink than be seasick. 🔊
  • 5. Some noted characters have found an asylum here, first and last. 🔊
  • 6. Near the ascent to the Capitol was the asylum (Cities of refuge). 🔊
  • 7. Hartford, First, 137.93; Asylum Hill, "A Friend," 5. 🔊
  • 8. When the Asylum sold the property in 1853 it moved to Washington Heights. 🔊
  • 9. The Mother of the Poor, The never-failing Asylum of the Unfortunate. 🔊

How to use Asylum in Sentence?

  • 1. The last asylum they will dream of him seeking will be this village of the dead. 🔊
  • 2. So that the function of the serdab was to afford a safe and final asylum to the statues. 🔊
  • 3. During the time she remained at the asylum she improved both in bodily and mental health. 🔊
  • 4. She took her to an asylum for fallen women and made an application for her, but was refused. 🔊
  • 5. My mother was the inmate of the asylum for two years, though she was cured in less than one. 🔊
  • 6. She made the long voyage, and found asylum in his house, until she should find regular employment. 🔊
  • 7. She has already induced twenty-two of these girls to enter the asylum at Sachsenhausen. 🔊
  • 8. All I wanted was quiet, and an asylum which inferred no obligation to strangers. 🔊
  • 9. I have the entire direction and arrangement of the new Hill Asylum on my hands just now. 🔊
  • 10. When he had gone the professor remarked that John Bennett was far nearer an asylum than a prison. 🔊
  • 11. I knew Angello at the lunatic asylum at Rennes, where I was placed at the same time as he. 🔊
  • 12. Nobody except Miss Lucy Armacost would have thought of starting an orphan asylum with one orphan. 🔊
  • 13. To the asylum offered by the Low Countries the Scrooby Separatists resolved to flee. 🔊
  • 14. After having been discharged from Claybury Asylum she was sent to Colney Hatch Asylum. 🔊
  • 15. It's wonderful how many of our family have been in that asylum from first to last. 🔊
  • 16. Outside of them the work of psychotherapy in the insane asylum meant essentially improvement and relief only. 🔊
  • 17. Her mind was affected, and in a flash he saw his wife taken to the asylum and himself left desolate. 🔊
  • 18. We have always had a democratic form of government, and have in a way considered this country an asylum for the oppressed of all nations. 🔊
  • 19. Although in an asylum and partially paralysed, she was not really insane in the proper sense, but incapable of taking care of herself. 🔊
  • 20. I am getting on famously at the Asylum just now, and have succeeded in getting the children under cover before the rains. 🔊
  • 21. This is not at all unlike the progress, which will be hereafter mentioned to have taken place in many of the Asylum cases. 🔊
  • 22. Mr. Mabie insisted that each one seek an asylum in the branches of a tree that commanded the black cleft. 🔊
  • 23. Now the reception is cold indeed; and therefore, as the asylum abroad is destroyed, the hardship at home is doubled. 🔊
  • 24. Philip had afforded an asylum at his court to some members of the Colonna family, the personal enemies of the pope. 🔊
  • 25. The chaplain of the county asylum stood by the castellated red brick lodge at the end of the asylum drive, talking to a group of young ladies. 🔊
  • 26. I left the asylum a little before he did, wandered and worked in many places and came to Versailles at the end of 1907. 🔊
  • 27. This village is growing rather than decaying, and appears to be, in a small way, an asylum for those who have grown weary of the broader highways. 🔊
  • 28. The name of Earlswood, significant to modern ears only of the great idiot asylum there, derives from them. 🔊
  • 29. The cottage is in no wise remarkable in itself; but I regarded it with reverence, for it had been the asylum of a persecuted author. 🔊
  • 30. In 1852 an insane asylum for Protestant women was founded, as sisters were often called upon to nurse patients of this class. 🔊
  • 31. Finally Fliedner obtained possession of the house he had hired, after some delay on the part of the former tenants, and the asylum was opened. 🔊