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abode

Residence,home,domicile.
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They were chatting and laughing very pleasantly together; and--as proves to be often the case, at moments when we ought to palpitate with sensibility--Clifford and Hepzibah bade a final farewell to the abode of their forefathers, with hardly more emotion than if they had made it their arrangement to return thither at tea-time.
A large number -- and many of these were persons of such sober sense and practical observation that their opinions would have been valuable in other matters -- affirmed that Roger Chillingworth's aspect had undergone a remarkable change while he had dwelt in town, and especially since his abode with Mr.
Coming near, I found the door slightly ajar; probably to admit some fresh air into the close abode of sickness.
Then when they had made their drink offerings, and had drunk each as much as he was minded they went home to bed every man in his own abode, leaving Ulysses in the cloister with Arete and Alcinous while the servants were taking the things away after supper.
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.
It was the abode of noise, disorder, and impropriety.
It happened thus: A week after we had taken up our abode in Paris there arrived thither the General.
After this the robbers never dared to go back to the house; but the musicians were so pleased with their quarters that they took up their abode there; and there they are, I dare say, at this very day.
Their superiority of abode was no more to them than their superiority of person.