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Used in
The Aeneid
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  • Keep, O my country gods, our dwelling place, And guard this relic of the Trojan race, This tender child!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Some god, they knew— what god, they could not tellDid there amidst the sacred horror dwell.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ambiguous rumors thro' the camp he spread, And sought, by treason, my devoted head; New crimes invented; left unturn'd no stone, To make my guilt appear, and hide his own; Till Calchas was by force and threat'ning wroughtBut why— why dwell I on that anxious thought?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not far from thence he grav'd the wondrous maze, A thousand doors, a thousand winding ways: Here dwells the monster, hid from human view, Not to be found, but by the faithful clew; Till the kind artist, mov'd with pious grief, Lent to the loving maid this last relief, And all those erring paths describ'd so well That Theseus conquer'd and the monster fell.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Just in the gate and in the jaws of hell, Revengeful Cares and sullen Sorrows dwell, And pale Diseases, and repining Age, Want, Fear, and Famine's unresisted rage; Here Toils, and Death, and Death's half-brother, Sleep, Forms terrible to view, their sentry keep; With anxious Pleasures of a guilty mind, Deep Frauds before, and open Force behind; The Furies' iron beds; and Strife, that shakes Her hissing tresses and unfolds her snakes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Peace with the manes of great Pallas dwell! Hail, holy relics! and a last farewell!" He said no more, but, inly thro' he mourn'd, Restrained his tears, and to the camp return'd.  (not reviewed by editor)

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