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Usage examples for occupancy

  1. Please wire me at the Washington Inn, Lenox, whether house is in order for occupancy. – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  2. Nothing as yet had been moved or disturbed, though the next week would bring their term of occupancy to a close. – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  3. It endeavored also to have the city see the necessity of preventing occupancy of the physically unfit houses. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  4. To protect Fort Sumter, merely as property, it is submitted that an armed occupancy is not only unnecessary, but that it is manifestly the worst possible means which can be resorted to for such an object. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  5. Finding this to be the case, he went to the owner of the property, and expressed a desire to be released from his occupancy on fair terms, offering to find a substantial tenant and pay half a year's rent. – Recollections of Old Liverpool by A Nonagenarian
  6. On what grounds can we possibly claim a right to the occupancy of the land? – The Bushman Life in a New Country by Edward Wilson Landor
  7. Not so blinding that he did not see every detail of the profane occupancy of the place on which so long he had expended all his thought and every care, in the defense of which he had cheerfully starved, and would with hearty good- will have died. – The Story of Old Fort Loudon by Charles Egbert Craddock
  8. Signs of recent occupancy were not wanting. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  9. When Susannah awoke the next morning, which was the third of her occupancy of the little room, some of her normal vitality had flowed back, her spirits began to mount. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  10. The place had that empty feeling of desertion, or late occupancy and a cold lair, that even a worse fool than I could not mistake now. – The La Chance Mine Mystery by Susan Carleton Jones
  11. The latest statistics give it a population of three millions, which is a sparse occupancy for so extensive a territory, and one whose natural resources are sufficient for the support of that number of people many times multiplied. – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
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