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  • The spirit of elder days found a dwelling here, and we delighted to trace its footsteps.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I revolved many projects, but that on which I finally fixed was to enter the dwelling when the blind old man should be alone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have wandered here many days; the caves of ice, which I only do not fear, are a dwelling to me, and the only one which man does not grudge.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On examining my dwelling, I found that one of the windows of the cottage had formerly occupied a part of it, but the panes had been filled up with wood.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I fear, my friend, that I shall render myself tedious by dwelling on these preliminary circumstances; but they were days of comparative happiness, and I think of them with pleasure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As time passed away I became more calm; misery had her dwelling in my heart, but I no longer talked in the same incoherent manner of my own crimes; sufficient for me was the consciousness of them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Having thus arranged my dwelling and carpeted it with clean straw, I retired, for I saw the figure of a man at a distance, and I remembered too well my treatment the night before to trust myself in his power.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Clerval eagerly desired to accept this invitation, and I, although I abhorred society, wished to view again mountains and streams and all the wondrous works with which Nature adorns her chosen dwelling-places.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I feel exquisite pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness into gloomy and narrow reflections upon self.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My father calmed me with assurances of their welfare and endeavoured, by dwelling on these subjects so interesting to my heart, to raise my desponding spirits; but he soon felt that a prison cannot be the abode of cheerfulness.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a modest dwelling
as in: Don`t dwell on it.
as in: It dwells in the forest.
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