Usage examples for abode

  1. Nevertheless, Biorn could not bear the thought of his guests seeking shelter in any other knight's abode. – Sintram and His Companions by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque Commentator: Charlotte M. Yonge
  2. " They say," whispered a young student from Paris, to a learned doctor of laws, with whom he abode, " that his defence has been a masterpiece." – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  3. At that time Merlin abode near the Well of Labenes. – Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut by Wace
  4. In a cabin, therefore, he took up his abode. – Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb by W. R. Roe
  5. The space between their abode and their opposite neighbours was so narrow that the sun could scarcely pierce between. – Night and Morning, Volume 3 by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  6. My abode is there. – The White Invaders by Raymond King Cummings
  7. " They came, therefore," continues the story, " and saw where He abode, and they stayed with Him that day; it was about the tenth hour." – The Making of an Apostle by R. J. Campbell
  8. The other, is that you should take up your abode at Dr. Maryland's for the winter. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  9. And why an impossible abode? – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  10. No sign of Doddridge Knapp disturbed the morning, and at the noon hour I returned to the room in the house of mystery that was still my only fixed abode. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  11. Should either parent perceive in the neighbourhood of their abode the slightest sign of human approach, they immediately carry their young to a spot of greater safety, sometimes many miles away. – Stories of Animal Sagacity by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. No one knew why they had taken up their abode amidst all the uproar of a business neighbourhood; for the husband did nothing at all, spending his days no one knew how and living on no one knew what, though he made his appearance every evening as though he were tired but delighted with some excursion into the highest regions of politics. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  13. They invited us, and we went to their abode. – Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science by Hudson Tuttle
  14. Why not take up your abode there instead of in a paltry lodging in the town? – Paul Clifford, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  15. It would be wise, mother, for you to leave this abode of misery. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  16. There he abode for some time. – Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading by Frances Jenkins Olcott
  17. It was in this cold attic the dog took up his abode. – An Isle in the Water by Katharine Tynan
  18. His abode was pointed out to me and I called at the house. – An Antarctic Mystery by Jules Verne
  19. Arthur was delighted when Raymond accepted his suggestion and made his abode at North Hill. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts