Here he ensconced himself, and peeped through the loophole in the direction of the rider’s approach.
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happily ensconced in her new apartment
The ethnic political violence that convulsed Kenya after disputed elections on Dec. 27 shattered the nation’s image as an oasis of calm in a turbulent corner of Africa. Perhaps no one was more shocked — or had more to lose — than members of Kenya’s middle class, who seemed comfortably ensconced in Westernized modernity after more than 40 years of economic growth without major political trauma.
Time Magazine, 2008 -- http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1719957,00.html(retrieved 09/12/09)