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Usage examples for Habitant

  1. The young gentilhomme as well as the young habitant loved the free life of the forest and river better than the monotonous work of the farm. ” – Lord Elgin by John George Bourinot
  2. Both the seigneur and his tenant, the habitant had a stake in Canada and helped to maintain the colony in the face of grievous hardships. ” – The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton
  3. The Earth, Though, in comparison of Heaven, so small, Nor glistering, may of solid good contain More plenty than the Sun that barren shines, Whose virtue on itself works no effect, But in the fruitful Earth; there first received, His beams, inactive else, their vigour find, Yet not to Earth are those bright luminaries Officious, but to thee, Earth's habitant – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  4. “ " You goin' have snow to- night and big drift to- morrow," he said, and he gave his driver the name of an habitant whom they could stop the night with. ” – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  5. Says Balzac of the habitant – The Cathedrals of Northern France by Francis Miltoun
  6. Doubtful the stranger bows his lofty head, When down descend his kindred Seraphim; Borne on their wings he soars from human sight, And Heaven regains the Habitant of Light. ” – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  7. “ I told him, 'No. ' Upon which he repeated it: Vestibulum ante ipsum, primisque in faucibus orci, Luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Pallentesque habitant Morbi, tristisque Senectus, Et Metus, et malesuada Fames, et turpis Egestas, Terribiles visu formae; Lethumque, Laborque. ” – The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell
  8. “ " I don't use no habitant French," Peter observed. ” – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  9. And a not infrequent situation this was with Tony, who, while he seemed to have inherited from his mother the vivacity, quick wit and general empty- headedness, from his father got nothing of the thrift and patient endurance of grinding toil characteristic of the French- Canadian habitant – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  10. But the habitant of that farther valley is considerate neither of himself nor of generous nature. ” – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  11. With a twinkle in his eyes, he made her a little formal inclination, and she, knowing what he was thinking, answered with an old- world curtsey, after which a grinning ox- teamster of habitant extraction turned and clapped Nasmyth's shoulder approvingly. ” – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  12. Far back in the minds of every French habitant present was the old monarchical sense. ” – The World For Sale, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  13. “ For young and daring souls the forest meant the excitement of discovery, the licence of life among the Indians, and the hope of making more than could be gained by the habitant from his farm. ” – The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton
  14. Yet the Canadian habitant lived in a very different atmosphere from that breathed by the Norman peasant. ” – The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton
  15. Here and there a homely habitant appeared, and bade us good morning; and once in a while we saw the face of a good wife peering from the window. ” – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  16. Until the war the condition of the French Canadian habitant was one of rude comfort. ” – Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 by John G. Bourinot
  17. The habitant lives on his little long narrow strip of a farm running back from the river front. ” – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut