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abbey

General Crossword Questions for “abbey”

  • Religious building
  • Monks' abode
  • Home for monks or nuns
  • Church (once linked to convent or priory)
  • Sailor takes governor to church
  • One was set up for men in order to change baby without embarrassment, initially
  • Religious retreat for sailor and Turk
  • "___ Road" (Beatles album)

Encyclopedia

  • The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, which is almost always referred to popularly and informally as Westminster Abbey, is a large, mainly Gothic church, in Westminster, London, England (UK), located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. — “Westminster Abbey - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Abbey Road is the 11th studio album by English rock band The Beatles. Though Let It Be was the last album released before The Beatles' dissolution in 1970, work on Abbey Road began in April 1969, making it the final album recorded by the band. — “Abbey Road - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 – March 14, 1989) was an American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues and criticism of public land policies. In the late 1950s Abbey worked as a seasonal ranger for the United. — “Edward Abbey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Will that do? He came to the Abbey two evenings ago, on purpose to consult me about it. — “Emma” by Jane Austen
  • It was plainly one of those great structures in which you might easily lose yourself, and with a pleasing terror it reminded me of that delightful old abbey in Mrs. — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Modern luxury, and the refined taste of the lady of the late lord, had made Marney Abbey as remarkable for its comfort and pleasantness of accommodation as for its ancient state and splendour. — “Sybil” by Benjamin Disraeli
  • In a fortnight's close and painful application, which, by the bye, did my uncle Toby's wound, upon his groin, no good,–he was enabled, by the help of some marginal documents at the feet of the elephant, together with Gobesius's military architecture and pyroballogy, translated from the Flemish, to form his discourse with passable perspicuity; and before he was two full months gone,–he was right eloquent upon it, and could make not only the attack of the advanced counterscarp with great order;–but having, by that time, gone much deeper into the art, than what his first motive made necessary, my uncle Toby was able to cross the Maes and Sambre; make diversions as far as Vauban's line, the abbey of Salsines, &c. and give his visitors as distinct a history of each of their attacks, as of that of the gate of St. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • But to mount it now None lifts his foot from earth: and hence my rule Is left a profitless stain upon the leaves; The walls, for abbey rear'd, turned into dens, The cowls to sacks choak'd up with musty meal. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • Yonville-l'Abbaye (so called from an old Capuchin abbey of which not even the ruins remain) is a market-town twenty-four miles from Rouen, between the Abbeville and Beauvais roads, at the foot of a valley watered by the Rieule, a little river that runs into the Andelle after turning three water-mills near its mouth, where there are a few trout that the lads amuse themselves by fishing for on Sundays. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert

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