Usage examples for inhabit

  1. There was a secret shut away from me behind every closed house front; the eucalyptus trees seemed to whisper " mystery" above my head; and at night, when the fog came heaping in, thicker than feather- beds, across the Mission, and streaming down the long hills on the heels of the wind, it brought an army of ghosts to inhabit the dark places beyond the safety of the lighted window- pane. – The Other Side of the Door by Lucia Chamberlain
  2. Suppose the ignorant fools which inhabit this countryside cry out for my death? – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  3. It seems incredible that men should still inhabit such climates. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  4. All the remaining species inhabit the west, viz. – The History of the European Fauna by R. F. Scharff
  5. But after having called them together, if you force them to make roads which no one will pass through, palaces which no one will inhabit and this under the pretext of finding them work, it would be absurd, and they would have a right to argue, " With this labour we have nothing to do; we prefer working on our own account." – Essays on Political Economy by Frederic Bastiat
  6. Of all his many leagues of land the old man has, I believe, but a few acres left; and of the thousands who now inhabit and own what once was his, not a dozen would recognize him, and many probably scarcely know his name. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  7. The apprentices of St. Thomas in the East, I do not hesitate to say, are much superior in manners and morals to those who inhabit the towns. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  8. Thousands of people move in a world of material shadows while their souls, the substance of which is intellectual and spiritual, inhabit a sphere absolutely apart. – Psycho-Phone Messages by Francis Grierson
  9. But they alone inhabit it, and find, Poor fools, 'tis but a prison for the mind. – A Cynic Looks at Life Little Blue Book #1099 by Ambrose Bierce
  10. If rats or mice inhabit it, they are jovial fellows. – Old Caravan Days by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  11. Has Hadrian then determined after all to inhabit the Caesareum?" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. On this Part of our Journey, I had many Thoughts on the different Circumstances of Friends, who inhabit Pennsylvania and Jersey, from those who dwell in Maryland, Virginia, and Carolina. – John Woolman's Journal by John Woolman Commentator: Vida Scudder
  13. Besides, some months have elapsed since the commission of his crimes, and no one can conjecture to what place he has wandered or what region he may now inhabit – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  14. 17. These remarks apply to the four tribes which inhabit the territory within the limits mentioned at the commencement of this report- viz. – The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine by Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
  15. They shall not build, and another inhabit they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of My people, and Mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands. – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  16. I inhabit a house of my own- you may have seen it- an old- fashioned place up beyond the race- course, with a sort of tower at the back, and a big garden. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  17. They are as unique and picturesque as is the land which they inhabit and the dead are no less so than the living. – Arizona Sketches by Joseph A. Munk
  18. Said she, " For my third wish, I desire, after my death, to inhabit the eternal kingdom of Heaven." – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  19. I was told that it was haunted, that no one would inhabit it. – The Best Ghost Stories by Various
  20. Clouds begin to inhabit the skies and the colour effects, especially those of dawn and sunset, are lovely. – In Mesopotamia by Martin Swayne