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abode

Residence,home,domicile.
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One day, when my father had gone by himself to Milan, my mother, accompanied by me, visited this abode. She found a peasant and his wife, hard working, bent down by care and labour, distributing a scanty meal to five hungry babes.
But she is perfectly amiable, and often condescends to drive by my humble abode in her little phaeton and ponies."
After some journeying backward and forward to consult this gentleman, he decided on retiring from business, and on taking up his abode within an easy distance of his medical man.
It was the abode of noise, disorder, and impropriety.
To say the truth, I believe the youth himself would, from some prudent considerations, have preferred another place of abode at this time, had his terror on Sophia's account given him liberty to reflect a moment on what any otherways concerned himself, than as his love made him partake whatever affected her.
Nature is turning out Wilcoxes in this peaceful abode, so that they may inherit the earth.
And at that time he abode in the town which is called The Pied Cow.