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  • a marine habitat
  • They are endangered due to destruction of their rainforest habitats.
  • But he was in a new habitat which he did not know.
    London, Jack  --  The Night-Born
  • Andie knew my habits, knew my habitats.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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  • The day before his inaugural Feral Hog Hunt, Colin Singleton prepared the only way Colin Singleton would: by reading. lie scanned through ten volumes of Foxfire books for information about the habits and habitat of the feral hog.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • "There’s little chance our shark has encountered one of these, given the difference in their habitats," Georgia said.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Grizzly bears, brown bears, Kodiak bears …. his dad wasn’t a stickler for reality when it came to a bear’s natural habitat.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • My personal predelictions lay towards studies of living animals in their own habitat.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • There were no signs of human habitation in that direction.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Perhaps she would make fun and say it was my "habitation."
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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  • A sure sign of habitation.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • My mother, in particular, asked me daily questions about Granta House and its domestic habits in the manner of a zoologist forensically examining some strange new creature and its habitat.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • No one was on the road, and the hills through which we marched were empty of habitation.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • I live in a human habitat called the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan
  • Part of this sprang from all of Sophie’s Auschwitz images, which left an actual stink in my nostrils as of the rotted cerements and dank crumbling bonepiles I once beheld amid the brambles of New York’s potter’s field—an island-secluded place I had become acquainted with in the recent past, a domain, like Auschwitz, of burning dead flesh, and like it, the habitat of prisoners.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • This letter was as thick as some from Luke’s grandmother, but it bore an official seal, and the return address was an embossed DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN HABITATION, ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS DIVISION.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Among the Hidden
  • Anything built here, an unrelenting desert, was an act of sheer will imposed on territory unsuited for habitation.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • "The way she has it set up, a table on its own with a light on it, and all the stuff arranged so you’re not supposed to touch it—it’s like those dioramas they place around the yak or whatever, to show its habitat.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • He likes being around soldiers; I suppose it’s his natural habitat.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • And I must return to my natural habitat.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • Travis Coates in his natural habitat.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • There were forty tents and shacks, and beside each habitation some kind of automobile.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • Another habitat contained a red-and-black tarantula native to India.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • My heart was a habitation large enough for many guests, but lonely and chill, and without a household fire.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • A sound zoo enclosure is the equivalent for an animal (with the noteworthy absence of a fireplace or the like, present in every human habitation).
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Yes, to smell pork; to eat of the habitation which your prophet, the Nazarite, conjured the devil into.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • I said there were no fixed habitations on it, but I said also that it served sometimes as a harbor for smugglers.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Thus when we find the habitation of this man-that-was, we can confine him to his coffin and destroy him, if we obey what we know.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • As soon as morning dawned I crept from my kennel, that I might view the adjacent cottage and discover if I could remain in the habitation I had found.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • The penguins tottered and clucked and dived, slipping off the habitat rocks like amiable hams but living under water like tuxedoed muscles.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Like that lion in the jungle, my natural habitat was still on a college campus, in front of students.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • Outside the city–in the wilderness… a state park, away from any habitations.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • There were no signs of habitation along the Ninor or in the plains, leaving the three companions undisturbed as the days slipped by.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • There is—there is; clouds and darkness are around about him, but righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • He wondered whether they realized their habitat had shrunk in size, and if they even knew he was there.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • I turned around when I got close to the first signs of habitation.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • As I approached the hut, walking as warily as Stapleton would do when with poised net he drew near the settled butterfly, I satisfied myself that the place had indeed been used as a habitation.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • No sooner did I think my habitation finished, but suddenly a great deal of the top broke in, so that it was a mercy I was not buried in the ruins.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • When he felt himself far from every human habitation, he raised his eyes and gazed searchingly about him.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • As he pedaled through the nights, through isolated landscape now, with the communities far behind and no sign of human habitation around him or ahead, he was constantly vigilant, looking for the next nearest hiding place should the sound of engines come.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • The cow protects the grass habitat by eating young trees and shrubs that might compete with grasses.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • A day or so after arriving at her island, Odysseus climbs a hill to survey the territory and looks for signs of human habitation.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • I followed it, expecting soon to reach the dwelling; but it stretched on and on, it would far and farther: no sign of habitation or grounds was visible.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Whenever she came into the cafeteria, Josie felt like a naturalist observing different species in their natural, nonacademic habitat.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Costa Rica was becoming deforested, and as jungle species lost their habitats, they moved to other areas, and sometimes changed behavior as well.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • ’Beneath my feet, then, the earth must be tunnelled enormously, and these tunnellings were the habitat of the new race.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • Trying to make this place fit for human habitation,’ said Sirius, waving a hand around the dismal kitchen.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • They stopped at a house that stood on the edge of a cliff, with no other habitation anywhere in sight, with the whole of the oil fields spread on the slopes below.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • When sleep refused to return, I lit the kerosene lamp and sat alone until dawn at our big dining-room table, staring at the words of the Psalms to numb my mind: Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Even here the children laugh in the narrow lanes that run between these tragic habitations.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
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