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a place of refuge and comfort and security

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secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)

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keep in one's possession

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hold back a thought or feeling about

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maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)

References in classic literature ?
Elizabeth was shocked to think that, however incapable of such coarseness of EXPRESSION herself, the coarseness of the SENTIMENT was little other than her own breast had harboured and fancied liberal!
Not a hope of imposition or mistake was harboured anywhere.
As to him whom we may regard as Mills' victim it is obvious that he has never harboured a single reproachful thought.
She was gazing on it with the first blush of surprise when Miss Tilney, anxious for her friend's being ready, entered the room, and to the rising shame of having harboured for some minutes an absurd expectation, was then added the shame of being caught in so idle a search.
From every cage that harboured red men a thunderous shout went up in answer to his exhortation.
I was shocked, not perhaps so much shocked as disillusioned, for though I had always suspicioned Mary A as one who harboured the craziest ambitions when she looked most humble, of such presumption as this I had never thought her capable.
If you would but consider your own unattractive exterior, your unamiable reserve, your foolish diffidence--which must make you appear cold, dull, awkward, and perhaps ill-tempered too;--if you had but rightly considered these from the beginning, you would never have harboured such presumptuous thoughts: and now that you have been so foolish, pray repent and amend, and let us have no more of it
One day Kai Shang spoke secretly with Momulla the Maori, pouring into the brown ear of his companion the suspicions which he harboured concerning the Swede.
I am as certain as of my life, that, if it were not so, he would have told me; for how could that pure mind have harboured a secret without revealing it to me?