Usage examples for habitude

  1. Besides, he had been compelled to use her with so much severity at times that he had grown attached to her from the reaction of pity as well as from admiration of her physical qualities, and the habitude of ministering to her wants and comforts. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  2. Of old habitude and constant association instilled a religion- the religion of obedience, the religion of esprit de corps. – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
  3. On the inside the keyhole, contrary to habitude, was in the centre of the door. – Faces and Places by Henry William Lucy
  4. For a brief space resuming his old fleshly habitude, with it had come the cholers and hatreds of the flesh and once more he avenged his country's wrongs. – The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton by Wardon Allan Curtis
  5. He is Death the Separator, who unclasps our hands from the closest, dearest grasp, and divides asunder joints and marrow, and parts soul and body, and withdraws us from all our habitude and associations and occupations, and loosens every bond of society and concord, and hales us away into a lonely land. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  6. He saw that his long habitude of regarding women as purchasable adjuncts to a secular convenience had corrupted his perception of character. – Command by William McFee
  7. What particular habitude or friendships he contracted with private men, I have not been able to learn, more than that every one who had a true taste of merit, and could distinguish men, had generally a just value and esteem for him. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  8. He paused a moment, looking somewhat regretfully at the picture, warmly lit up by the glow of the bright sun,- a picture which through long habitude of observation had grown very sweet to him. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli