Usage examples for habitations

  1. I do not know what architect had his way with them, though his name is richly worth remembrance, but they let him make them habitations of such graceful proportion and of such delicate ornament that they have become shrines of pious pilgrimage with the young architects of our day who hope to house our well- to- do people fitly in country or suburbs. – Short Stories and Essays From "Literature and Life" by William Dean Howells
  2. He had had many habitations, but he realized now that he had never thought of any of these places as home. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. As for my Brother and I, wee did fear very much that after such a thing the pride of the enemy would make them attempt anything upon the habitations of mount Royall, which is but 30 leagues from thence. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  4. It was the stage of tragic passions, it was full of the habitations of cruelty. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  5. But though the interior of the county was thus improved into a desert, in which there are many thousands of sheep, but few human habitations, let it not be supposed by the reader that its general population, was in any degree lessened. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller
  6. He added moreover, that the Indians, being left entirely their own masters, kept at a distance from the Spanish habitations, which rendered it impossible to instruct them in the principles of Christianity. – History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney
  7. The interior of its habitations, shops, baths, theatres, and temples, were all disclosed, with many of the implements used by the workmen in their various trades, and the materials on which they were employed, when the doomed city was covered with the lavian stream. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  8. In our country there is no such thing as the true house: there are only divisions in barracks, abstract habitations, which are not ours, but in which we live hidden, but not alone, hearing a thousand noises made by people who are strangers to us, who disturb our sorrows with the echo of their joys and interrupt our joys with the echo of their sorrows. – Holland, v. 1 (of 2) by Edmondo de Amicis
  9. The blaze of electric lights running away in various directions indicated the lines of innumerable canals with habitations crowded along their banks, which came to a focus at a point on the continent of Aeria, westward from the Syrtis Major. – Edison's Conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss
  10. The caves used as human habitations, at least in summer, are generally about twenty or thirty paces across, lighted by the sun, and comparatively dry. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould
  11. Her ambassador not only refused to forward the dispatches, but threatened the nobles " if they did not comply with every one of his demands, he would lay all the estates, possessions, and habitations of the members of the Diet under an immediate military execution. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  12. Receive me into everlasting habitations: that's a singular kind of expression. – The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  13. There they found cultivated land and human habitations. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  14. Beyond this post there are no more habitations of white men, or free people of colour. – Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton
  15. We found the village composed both of their summer and their winter habitations. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  16. They are fond of being near habitations, and frequent the trees round a stock station in great numbers. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  17. Habitations were widely separated cabins. – The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
  18. The rest of the State was inhabited by the Nanticokes, who extended their habitations far down the peninsula, where a river is named after them. – The Quaker Colonies A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware, Volume 8 in The Chronicles Of America Series by Sydney G. Fisher