SEEK or FIND SAFETY [See Safety]; seek -, take -, find- refuge &c. n.; claim sanctuary; throw oneself into the arms of; break for the tall timber [U. S.], break for the woods; fly to, reach in time; make port, make the harbor; anchor in the roadstead; crouch in the lee of; reach -shelter, - home, - running water.
BAR THE GATE, let the portcullis down; lock -, bolt -, make fast- the door; raise the drawbridge.
Bibere venenum in auro.
Valet anchora virtus.
Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (a mighty fortress is our God).Luther