Asylum (From ancient Greek ἄσυλον) may refer to:

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Other articles related to "asylum, asylums":

St Nicholas Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne - History
... Tyne's hospitals for mentally ill patients were overcrowding a new asylum was promised in Coxlodge, where a 50-acre (200,000 m2) farmstead known as Dodd's Farm had been purchased ... It opened as Newcastle upon Tyne Borough Lunatic Asylum in July 1869 ... In 1882 it changed its name to Newcastle upon Tyne City Lunatic Asylum ...
Leavesden Mental Hospital
... of Abbots Langley by the Metropolitan Asylums Board as the Metropolitan Asylum for Chronic Imbeciles ... In 1920, the asylum was renamed the Leavesden Mental Hospital ... The Jack the Ripper suspect Aaron Kosminski was admitted to Leavesden Asylum on 19 April 1894 ...
Somebody To Shove
... a song by the Minneapolis alternative rock band Soul Asylum, released in 1992 ... The song was written by Soul Asylum's lead singer Dave Pirner ... It was the first single from their album (see Soul Asylum discography) ...
Asylum - Places
... Asylum, California, U.S ... Asylum Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, U.S ... Asylum Arena, a multi-purpose venue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S ...
Christopher Smart's Asylum Confinement - Asylum - Release
... There is little information about how and why Smart was released from asylum, but his daughter claimed "He grew better, and some misjudging friends who misconstrued Mr Newbery's great kindness in placing ... of individuals falsely imprisoned and abuses that they would receive in asylums ... intoxication, which undermined Battie's and other asylum keeper's reputations ...

Famous quotes containing the word asylum:

    An earthly dog of the carriage breed;
    Who, having failed of the modern speed,
    Now asked asylum and I was stirred
    To be the one so dog-preferred.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    The most threatened group in human societies as in animal societies is the unmated male: the unmated male is more likely to wind up in prison or in an asylum or dead than his mated counterpart. He is less likely to be promoted at work and he is considered a poor credit risk.
    Germaine Greer (b. 1939)