Quotes of residence

  1. Besides alligators, the only animals to be feared are the poisonous serpents. These are certainly common enough in the forest, but no fatal accident happened during the whole time of my residence – Henry Walter Bates
  2. Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy. – Belle Boyd
  3. The place of my birth, and residence for nearly sixteen years, in the early part of my life, became endeared to my feelings and affections; and more especially so after I had quitted it for an unknown place, and to associate with strangers. – John Britton
  4. I do not regard it as wrong to take my life, because I simply change my place of residence and go where my wife and baby are. – Alex Campbell
  5. The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands, and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies, had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly wise and free institutions of the Dutch. – Albert Bushnell Hart
  6. And indeed, last week, the FBI executed a search warrant on my residence This happened one day after my attorneys had left a message on the lead FBI investigator's voice mail confirming my continued readiness to answer questions and otherwise cooperate. – Steven Hatfill
  7. When I was asked to be Writer in Residence at Edinburgh I thought, you can't teach poetry. This is ridiculous. – Norman MacCaig
  8. I think because I've maintained my residence in New York, those kinds of films have been more accessible. – Gretchen Mol
  9. Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life. – Seneca
  10. The main consideration with those who, possessing some capital, propose to emigrate as the means of improving their condition, is, the society likely to be found in the land fixed on for their future residence – Charles Sturt
  11. Solomon's temple also was designed to increase the attractiveness of the city of his residence – Julius Wellhausen
  12. I was a tried seaman when, for the first time, I set foot upon the soil of my country, and took up my residence where my people had lived for over two hundred years. – John Sergeant Wise

Usage examples for residence

  1. From that time he scarcely ever stayed there himself, and the old nest was good enough for a summer residence for the children. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  2. It began to be rumoured about those parts that some strange thing had taken up its residence in the surrounding country. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  3. He made no reply, except to turn immediately to the subject of her place of residence and her allowance. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. In a few months Lady Anna might choose any residence she pleased for herself, and there could be no doubt whose house she would share, if she were not still kept in subjection. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  5. I assure you that I was entirely ignorant of your residence in this neighborhood, or it would have been the last place on earth in which I should have set foot. – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  6. Shall I take up my residence here? – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  7. The young man bowed, then moved smoothly through the heavy oak doors leading into Jacques's residence – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  8. There could not be a more appropriate and dignified residence for the Chief Magistrate of a republic. – America To-day, Observations and Reflections by William Archer
  9. Now, there certainly had been a lack of confidence between the married daughter and her mother as to a new residence – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  10. It was past the hour of one when he let himself in the front door of his residence – The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton by Wardon Allan Curtis
  11. By reason of residence in New England and his life abroad, he was not familiar with the negro, especially his Southern type. – His Sombre Rivals by E. P. Roe
  12. Those plans involved some change of residence no doubt. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. Father d'Olbeau had his residence at Quebec. – The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne
  14. This gentleman, after admiring the healthy yet retired situation of their residence had suddenly been seized with an inspiration. – The Man From the Clouds by J. Storer Clouston
  15. And no sooner were we outside the gates than I declared I should never again enter a private residence by the back door. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. My residence will not be definitely fixed before to- morrow. – Beethoven: A Memoir (2nd Ed.) by Elliott Graeme
  17. Thus it came about that Schubert gained his release, and the two friends took up residence together at Schober's lodgings. – Story-Lives of Great Musicians by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
  18. Trevlyn House, the fine old residence of the late John Trevlyn, was closed. – The Fatal Glove by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  19. I shall think it very sad indeed, if this young man be allowed to take up his residence in the parish after what has taken place. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. As he returned to the barracks from Mr. Crowe's residence he thought wholly of this. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope

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