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  • What will traffic be like if the city has twice as many inhabitants?
  • The inhabitants of the village were very friendly.
  • Swiss government figures show just one gun homicide per 200,000 inhabitants.
  • Inhabitants of the high-rise project complain of living in dehumanizing segregation.

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  • It contains above eighty thousand houses, and about six hundred thousand inhabitants.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • It would be better if there were but one inhabitant to a square mile, as where I live.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • For protecting them, by a mock Trial, from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States:
    Thomas Jefferson et al.  --  The Declaration of Independence
  • The Indians had burned Gnadenhut, a village settled by the Moravians, and massacred the inhabitants
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • So many changes took place in such a short time that eight months after Mr. Herbert’s visit the old inhabitants had a hard time recognizing their own town.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • When an Indian village became too deep in its own filth, the inhabitants moved.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley

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  • We are marching in column; the French certainly will not fire on a town in which there are still inhabitants.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Aren’t there any inhabitants here at all then?
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • "How many inhabitants has Melbourne?" asks Miller.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • After nine hours of listening to the vagaries of Old Sarum’s inhabitants, Judge Taylor threw the case out of court on grounds of frivolous pleading and declared he hoped to God the litigants were satisfied by each having had his public say.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • He’s just another inhabitant!
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • Driving into our development occasionally makes me shiver, the sheer number of gaping dark houses—homes that have never known inhabitants, or homes that have known owners and seen them ejected, the house standing triumphantly voided, humanless.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Why did the inhabitants of the London Institute get to live when her family died?
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • And that means including all of the inhabitants of this ecosystem.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • The streets of Mingora were very empty, as a third of the inhabitants had left the valley.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • I’d gone there to find the curator, hoping he knew a thing or two about the island’s history and people, and could shed some light on the empty house and the whereabouts of its former inhabitants.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Nothing about the daily workings of the prison system focuses its inhabitants’ attention on what life back on the outside, as a free citizen, will be like.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Apart from a small band of Eskimos including his mother’s family, living seventy miles away to the north, this young man, whose name was Mike, was the only human inhabitant in an area of some ten thousand square miles.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • I noticed that the inhabitants of this level were mostly couples and I felt something of a voyeur as I passed from table to table.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • If you peer into the features of Crusoe you will see something of the man who was not the lonely inhabitant of a desert island but who lived in an alien land among strangers, cut away from his own countrymen …. and striving hard not only to return but also to employ profitably the single talent that had been given him.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • The Elders were the first inhabitants of Lorien, those beings who made it what it was.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • One that is fair and beneficial to all inhabitants.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • I had no idea what most of the inhabitants of Granta House thought of me.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • All ruled by their larger, human-like cousins, the immortal Fae—the original inhabitants and settlers of the continent, and the oldest beings in Erilea.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • I want the Thieves Quarter empty and all the inhabitants jailed twenty-four hours before my wedding.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • Chamberlin’s distaste for the area and its inhabitants was shared by a great many people living in the city’s wealthier sections and would go a long way toward fixing the blame for the Great Fire.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift their voice; let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • The transports had emptied the ghetto of many of its inhabitants, including not only the Luftigs and my brother Tsalig, but also Samuel and Yossel’s father, Mr. Bircz, who had shared his family’s food with me.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • This was an attractive room, spacious and well designed, but it had the comfortably shabby air of a place whose inhabitants had long ago stopped seeing it.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • It’s always easier to die gently, to wake in due time in the place you were buried, to come to terms with your death and to get acquainted with the other inhabitants.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • Many of the original inhabitants still lived there, although now each building was shared by several families.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • Urgent message to the inhabitants of this town, they say.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Now mice, however small or harmless, are rats to me—snarling, needle-fanged wharf inhabitants whose fleas carry the black death and whose bite is rabid.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • " After leaving a fiery trail through the state, another Ohio infantryman wrote to his brother that "her black ruins will stand as a warning of more terrible things to come" if the inhabitants persisted in treason.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Hoss had received a letter from a priest in a nearby village—nearby, but beyond the perimeter of the surrounding area, which had been cleared of Polish inhabitants.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • You mean, since the houses are fairly new, nothing was buried under them, and the inhabitants are now remedying the omission.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Like the other villages, their inhabitants stand in the streets to watch us pass.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • Her speech was crisp for a Maycomb County inhabitant.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Life in Maidan Sabz was hard for all its inhabitants.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • By the other districts’ standards, the Capitol babied the inhabitants here.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Oceania by the width of the Atlantic and the Pacific, Eastasia by the fecundity and industriousness of its inhabitants.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • The inhabitants of Mbanta expected them all to be dead within four days.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • The inhabitants of the car came slowly to life, squirmed up out of the blankets, writhed into their clothes.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • But the moor with its mysteries and its strange inhabitants remains as inscrutable as ever.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • And they were no better than the first inhabitants, in fact they were worse.
    Rudolfo Anaya  --  Bless Me, Ultima
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