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as in: It dwells in the forest. Define
make one's home in; or to live in; or to stay (in a place)
  • ...dwelling still in the lands that we gave them long ago...

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  • The creature dwells in the forest.
  • There family has dwelled in that valley for ten generations.

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as in: a modest dwelling Define
a house or shelter in which someone lives
  • ...and I came at long last to the dwelling of Saruman.
  • Their dwellings were apt to become rather crowded with mathoms, and many of the presents that passed from hand to hand were of that son.

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  • Frodo had chosen it, because it stood in an out-of-the-way corner of the country, and there were no other dwellings close by.
  • All Hobbits had originally lived in holes in the ground, or so they believed, and in such dwellings they still felt most at home; but in the course of time they had been obliged to adopt other forms of abode.
  • In those days no other Men had settled dwellings so far west, or within a hundred leagues of the Shire.
  • That is the fairest of all the dwellings of my people.
  • Orophin has now gone in haste back to our dwellings to warn our people.
  • The other may walk free for a while, until we come nearer to our dwellings, down in Egladil, in the Angle between the waters.
  • ’Then many of the Elves of Nimrodel’s kindred left their dwellings and departed and she was lost far in the South, in the passes of the White Mountains; and she came not to the ship where Amroth her lover waited for her.

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  • There is a second dwelling unit on the property.
  • We searched the entire valley and did not find her dwelling.

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  • Their earliest tales seem to glimpse a time when they dwelt in the upper vales of Anduin, between the eaves of Greenwood the Great and the Misty Mountains.
  • We still remember, we who dwell In this far land beneath the trees, Thy starlight on the Western Seas.

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  • But some of our kinsfolk dwell still in peace in Rivendell.
  • Others dwelt here before hobbits were; and others will dwell here again when hobbits are no more.
  • To Rivendell, where Elves yet dwell In glades beneath the misty fell, Through moor and waste we ride in haste, And whither then we cannot tell.
  • Others dwelt here before hobbits were; and others will dwell here again when hobbits are no more.
  • They passed over the Bridge of Stonebows, that had been built in the days of the power of the North Kingdom, and they took ail the land beyond to dwell in, between the river and the Far Downs.
  • They came west after the Harfoots and followed the course of the Loudwater southwards; and there many of them long dwelt between Tharbad and the borders of Dunland before they moved north again.
  • For the Elves of the High Kindred had not yet forsaken Middle-earth, and they dwelt still at that time at the Grey Havens away to the west, and in other places within reach of the Shire.
  • He spoke lightly; but his heart was moved suddenly with a desire to see the house of Elrond Halfelven, and breathe the air of that deep valley where many of the Fair Folk still dwelt in peace.

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  • Indeed, a remnant still dwelt there of the Dunedain, the kings of Men that came over the Sea out of Westernesse; but they were dwindling fast and the lands of their North Kingdom were falling far and wide into waste.
  • It is said that Celeborn went to dwell there after the departure of Galadriel; but there is no record of the day when at last he sought the Grey Havens, and with him went the last living memory of the Elder Days in Middle-earth.
  • ’This is Glorfindel, who dwells in the house of Elrond,’ said Strider.
  • Indeed there is a power in Rivendell to withstand the might of Mordor, for a while: and elsewhere other powers still dwell.
  • It is largely on account of Balin that I have come to ask the advice of those that dwell in Rivendell.
  • And they who dwell beyond the Sea would not receive it: for good or ill it belongs to Middle-earth; it is for us who still dwell here to deal with it.
  • And they who dwell beyond the Sea would not receive it: for good or ill it belongs to Middle-earth; it is for us who still dwell here to deal with it.
  • Men once dwelt here, ages ago; but none remain now.
  • I dwelt there once, and still I return when I may.
  • Done by! Gum by! In a case in the hills he dwelt alone, And meat was hard to come by.
  • No others that dwelt in the wide world had voices so fair to hear.
  • And he asked urgently concerning hobbits, of what kind they were, and where they dwelt.
  • For here the heirs of Valandil have ever dwelt in long line unbroken from father unto son for many generations.
  • There we had rumour of him, and we guess that he dwelt there long in the dark hills; but we never found him, and at last I despaired.
  • It was Radagast the Brown, who at one time dwelt at Rhosgobel, near the borders of Mirkwood.
  • This only would he say, that Imladris was of old the name among the Elves of a far northern dale, where Elrond the Halfelven dwelt, greatest of lore-masters.
  • Sauron also had watched us, and had long prepared against our stroke, governing Mordor from afar through Minas Morgul, where his Nine servants dwelt, until all was ready.
  • All know in Gondor that he went first to Minas Anor and dwelt a while with his nephew Meneldil, instructing him, before he committed to him the rule of the South Kingdom.
  • They do not fear the Ringwraiths, for those who have dwelt in the Blessed Realm live at once in both worlds, and against both the Seen and the Unseen they have great power.
  • Athelas they named it, and it grows now sparsely and only near places where they dwelt or camped of old; and it is not known in the North, except to some of those who wander in the Wild.
  • And I was glad, for in the Riddermark of Rohan the Rohirrim, the Horse-lords, dwell, and there are no horses like those that are bred in that great vale between the Misty Mountains and the White.
  • I alone of you have ever been in the dungeons of the Dark Lord, and only in his older and lesser dwelling in Dol Guldur.
  • ’And even in these latter days dwelling in the trees might be thought safer than sitting on the ground,’ said Gimli.
  • In the midst upon a stony height stands Dol Guldur, where long the hidden Enemy had his dwelling.
  • No folk dwell here now, but many other creatures live here at all times, especially birds.
  • Then comes _We have taken the twentyfirst hall of North end to dwell in.
  • ’If Elves indeed still dwell here in the darkening world,’ said Gimli.
  • Nevertheless its folk are seldom seen, and maybe they dwell now deep in the woods and far from the northern border.
  • ’Indeed deep in the wood they dwell,’ said Aragorn, and sighed as if some memory stirred in him.
  • We seldom use any tongue but our own; for we dwell now in the heart of the forest, and do not willingly have dealings with any other folk.
  • ’Happy folk are Hobbits to dwell near the shores of the sea! ’ said Haldir.
  • Here is the city of the Galadhrim where dwell the Lord Celeborn and Galadriel the Lady of Lorien.
  • ’Here dwell Celeborn and Galadriel,’ said Haldir.
  • It is a rich and pleasant land, and its grass has no rival; but in these evil days folk do not dwell by the River or ride often to its shores.
  • Much evil must befall a country before it wholly forgets the Elves, if once they dwelt there.
  • He did not speak aloud his thought that whatever it was that dwelt in the lake, it had seized on Frodo first among all the Company.
  • We had not heard of hobbits, or halflings, for many a long year, and did not know that any yet dwelt in Middle-earth.
  • O Lorien! Too long I have dwelt upon this Hither Shore And in a fading crown have twined the golden elanor.
  • All the while that they dwelt there the sun shone clear, save for a gentle rain that fell at times, and passed away leaving all things fresh and clean.
  • In those days the Great Enemy, of whom Sauron of Mordor was but a servant, dwelt in Angband in the North, and the Elves of the West coming back to Middle-earth made war upon him to regain the Silmarils which he had stolen; and the fathers of Men aided the Elves.
  • In that dream I thought the eastern sky grew dark and there was a growing thunder, but in the West a pale light lingered, and out of it I heard a voice, remote but clear, crying: Seek for the Sword that was broken: In Imladris it dwells; There shall be counsels taken Stronger than Morgul-spells.
  • He came unto the timeless halls where shining fall the countless years, and endless reigns theElder King in Ilmarin on Mountain sheer; and words unheard were spoken then of folk of Men and Elven-kin, beyond the world were visions showed forbid to those that dwell therein.
  • The world is grey, the mountains old, The forge’s fire is ashen-cold No harp is wrung, no hammer falls: The darkness dwells in Durin’s halls The shadow lies upon his tomb In Moria, in Khazad-dum.
  • In the North after the war and the slaughter of the Gladden Fields the Men of Westernesse were diminished, and their city of Annuminas beside Lake Evendim fell into ruin; and the heirs of Valandil removed and dwelt at Fornost on the high North Downs, and that now too is desolate.
  • It is told that she had a house built in the branches of a tree that grew near the falls; for that was the custom of the Elves of Lorien, to dwell in the trees, and maybe it is so still.
  • For this scroll concerns the Ring, and thus wrote Isildur therein: _The Great Ring shall go now to be an heirloom of the North Kingdom; but records of it shall be left in Gondor, where also dwell the heirs of Elendil, lest a time come when the memory of these great matters shall grow dim.
  • He has dwelt in the West since the days of dawn, and I have dwelt with him years uncounted; for ere the fall of Nargothrond or Gondolin I passed over the mountains, and together through ages of the world we have fought the long defeat.
  • He has dwelt in the West since the days of dawn, and I have dwelt with him years uncounted; for ere the fall of Nargothrond or Gondolin I passed over the mountains, and together through ages of the world we have fought the long defeat.
  • ’Here is the heart of Elvendom on earth,’ he said, ’and here my heart dwells ever, unless there be a light beyond the dark roads that we still must tread, you and I. Come with me! ’ And taking Frodo’s hand in his, he left the hill of Cerin Amroth and came there never again as living man.
  • How I would drive the hosts of Mordor, and all men would flock to my banner!’ Boromir strode up and down, speaking ever more loudly: Almost he seemed to have forgotten Frodo, while his talk dwelt on walls and weapons, and the mustering of men; and he drew plans for great alliances and glorious victories to be; and he cast down Mordor, and became himself a mighty king, benevolent and wise.

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as in: Don't dwell on it. Define
to think, communicate, or let attention stay on (or return to) something for a prolonged period
as in: It dwells in the forest. Define
make one's home in; or to live in; or to stay (in a place)
as in: a modest dwelling Define
a house or shelter in which someone lives
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