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1) Abbey Theatre. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Abbey Theatre, Irish theatrical company devoted primarily to indigenous drama. W. B. Yeats was a leader in founding (1902) the Irish National Theatre Society with...

2) §3. "Northanger Abbey". X. Jane Austen. Vol. 12. The Romantic Revival. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Of the six published novels, Northanger Abbey is, probably, that which comes nearest to being Jane Austen s earliest work. Finished before 1803, it may have been...

3) Westminster Abbey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Westminster Abbey, originally the abbey church of a Benedictine monastery (closed in 1539) in London. One of England's most important Gothic structures, it is also...

4) Fountains Abbey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fountains Abbey, ruined Cistercian abbey, West Riding of Yorkshire, N England, near Ripon. It was founded in 1132....

5) Newstead Abbey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Newstead Abbey, (nyoo´stid, -sted) (KEY) , Nottinghamshire, central England, on the border of Sherwood Forest, between Nottingham and Mansfield. It was founded c.1170...

6) Dryburgh Abbey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Dryburgh Abbey, (dri´br) (KEY) , Premonstratensian abbey, Scottish Borders, SE Scotland, on the Tweed below Melrose. Founded in 1150, it was several times destroyed...

7) Tintern Abbey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Tintern Abbey, ruins of an abbey, Monmouthshire, W. England, near Chepstow. It was founded for Cistercians in 1131 by Walter de Clare and now consists mainly of 13th-...

8) Abbey Laird (An). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...An insolvent debtor sheltered by the precincts of Holyrood Abbey. 1 "As diligence cannot be proceeded with on Sunday, the Abbey Lairds (as they were jocularly called)...

9) abbey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...abbey, monastic house, especially among Benedictines and Cistercians, consisting of not less than 12 monks or nuns ruled by an abbot or abbess. Many abbeys were originally...

10) Abbey, Edwin Austin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911, American illustrator and painter, b. Philadelphia, studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Employed by Harper & Brothers,...

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