Usage examples for habitude

  1. At the weekly dinner, whither I repaired as usual, from long habitude rather than inclination, I felt feverish and uncomfortable; an insatiable thirst made me drink rather more than my wont, and in the course of the evening I sank into a heavy bilious slumber. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  2. His wife, however, is fully competent to manage the establishment; and, indeed, from long habitude, rules over all the frequenters of the tap- room as completely as if they were her dependants instead of her patrons. – Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists by Washington Irving
  3. She prescribed the limits to her empire, not upon principles of treaty, convention, possession, usage, habitude, the distinction of tribes, nations, or languages, but by physical aptitudes. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  4. On the inside the keyhole, contrary to habitude, was in the centre of the door. – Faces and Places by Henry William Lucy
  5. " Thees horse is yonge, and has not yet the habitude of the person. – The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  6. Slightly exotic vocabulary-" habitude" " repartition," for " habit," " distribution"- makes its appearance. – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. It was this habitude that led to our excitement at Melun. – Faces and Places by Henry William Lucy
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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