abode


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a building or shelter where one lives

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From many a hill I can see civilization and the abodes of man afar.
Their road to this detached cottage was down Vicarage Lane, a lane leading at right angles from the broad, though irregular, main street of the place; and, as may be inferred, containing the blessed abode of Mr.
In a very few weeks from the day which brought Sir John Middleton's first letter to Norland, every thing was so far settled in their future abode as to enable Mrs.
Heathcliff forms a singular contrast to his abode and style of living.
We have been so short a time in our new abode that I have nothing more to tell you -- except that Miss Garth's sister has received us with the heartiest kindness.
Her inducement to come to me, relying on my confidence, had been the hope that I could tell her the name and place of abode.
If it had ever been meant to be lived in, I might have thought it small, or inconvenient, or lonely; but never having been designed for any such use, it became a perfect abode.
In this way he reached the country of the black people, where the storks took up their abode close to the capital.
I left the place of my abode, and took in my way four fathers, that resided at the distance of two days' journey, so that the company, without reckoning our attendants, was five.
Last night cloud-shadows gloomed the path that winds to my abode, And the torches of the river-boats like angry meteors glowed.
She went to Marathon {59} and to the spacious streets of Athens, where she entered the abode of Erechtheus; but Ulysses went on to the house of Alcinous, and he pondered much as he paused a while before reaching the threshold of bronze, for the splendour of the palace was like that of the sun or moon.
Yes, come and take up your abode here, and pay no attention whatever to what your landlady says.
The garden in which stands my humble abode is separated only by a lane from Rosings Park, her ladyship's residence.
But as to poor P-, I am sure that he would not have got off scot-free like this but for the god of gales, who called him away early from this earth, which is three parts ocean, and therefore a fit abode for sailors.
Mademoiselle," I continued, "you would greatly oblige me by directing me to that young person's abode.