abode


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a building or shelter where one lives

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Nevertheless, though she fitted out her flat very badly with the money, the fact did not prevent her from saying when, later, she was showing me over the rooms of her new abode: "See what care and taste can do with the most wretched of means!" However, her "wretchedness " had cost fifty thousand francs, while with the remaining fifty thousand she purchased a carriage and horses.
It happened thus: A week after we had taken up our abode in Paris there arrived thither the General.
Purposely I have taken up my abode where I am now partly to pull myself together, and partly to wait for Mr.
And he went quickly to the abodes of the deathless gods, carrying the son wrapped in warm skins of mountain hares, and set him down beside Zeus and showed him to the rest of the gods.
When Internet survey firm iBridge asked company employees in their 20s what a job transfer entails, the reply by 29.3 percent was "demotion," followed in descending order (with percentages in parentheses), by success (13.0), a chance to turn over a new leaf (12.3), opportunity (7.0), stress (6.3), anxiety (5.3), having to change one's abode (4.3), being set up for layoff (4.0), madogiwa ("being seated by the window," meaning to be shunted off to an irrelevant, do-nothing position) and promotion to a higher post (3.0).
Unemployed Hung Nguyen, 23 and of no fixed abode, appeared before magistrates in Chelmsford, Essex.
The 17-year-old CEO of Lexica Interior Design is able to transform a boring bedroom into a soothing sleeping space and cluttered quarters into a stylish abode.
Zheng, from Guangdong Province in southern China, said he has been fighting for the right of abode in Hong Kong since arriving in the territory two years ago.
A citizens' group in Hyogo Prefecture said Thursday it will report to the United Nations that bad city planning had a severe effect on people in the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake by violating their rights of abode.
The working of the Hong Kong judiciary under this new arrangement has been tested by a case of fight of abode. In this case, the government appealed against a High Court decision to grant fight of abode to some children whose Chinese parents claimed Hong Kong residency.
Anyone who has toured this abode during any month when pumpkins, turkey and Santa Claus are not displayed in every strip mall window in the United States, is immediately struck by the realization that this house offers no reprieve from the subversive desert heat, and in that most important respect, the structure is rendered an absolute failure.
Hong Kong has denied a number of Chinese permanent residency in the territory following Beijing's decision in June last year to reverse a ruling by Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal to give right of abode to anyone with a Hong Kong parent.
Another issue is ta'arrub or tabaddi, "taking up life in the desert," which is descriptive of the reversion of the muhajir Muslim Arabs to the abode of al-Arab, the Bedouins, in the early Islamic period.
A hunting party led by the Duke of Courland and his daughter Bathilde (Albrecht's fiancee) arrives to rest at the modest abode of Giselle and her mother, Berthe.
Midgard, ("Middle Abode") Midgardr also called Manna-heim("Home of Man") In Norse mythology, the Middle Earth, the abode of humans, made from the body of the first created being, the giant Aurgelmir.