The former occupant of these premises, the Faun Tumnus, is under arrest and awaiting his trial on a charge of High Treason
C.S. Lewis -- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
It was only a couple of stories below the Glade proper, but the Glade occupants were manipulated into thinking the trip up was an impossibly long and arduous journey.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
Family portraits on the walls, heirlooms and mementos too large to carry easily, smashed furniture and open drawers and the thousand pieces of the occupants’ lives deemed worthless by looters were scattered in every room.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
On either side, the offices were fronted by floor-to-ceiling glass, the occupants visible within.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
Some places have as many names as they have occupants to name them.
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
DeSimon escorted us from house to house, where he would make small talk with the occupants while we did our thing.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
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Several of the remaining glass columns crack, causing the monstrous occupants to gyrate in agitation.
Susan Ee -- Angelfall
Four occupants of the ravaged apartment building perished, three of them from the same family—Irving Zahler, 30, his 27-year-old wife, Marilyn, and their 4-year-old son, Monte.
Judy Blume -- In the Unlikely Event
I myself saw one man stumble under a load of clothing and disappear; nor did the occupants of the boats pay the slightest attention to him nor to the crowd overhead, except to guard against anybody falling into their vessels.
Jim Murphy -- The Great Fire
But instead of the graceful glide through the puddle that its occupants were expecting, the bus emitted a tremendous crack and careened drunkenly into our trap.
Mildred D. Taylor -- Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
This was the room that had seen the fewest occupants: just Mr. and Mrs. Brill, then Junior and Linnie, then Red and Abby.
Anne Tayler -- A Spool of Blue Thread
The top was down and the occupants were clearly revealed.
David Baldacci -- Zero Day
The mandated list of occupants clings to its front door.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
Lincoln wheels and chases the fleeing Fred, who bumps into four desks on the way back to his seat, causing every occupant of a bumped seat to slap or poke at Fred as he passes by.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
The second week in December, every occupant of Barracks 28 was issued an extra blanket.
Corrie Ten Boom -- The Hiding Place
That would come in three more years, when the camp’s occupancy maxed out.
Alexandra Bracken -- The Darkest Minds
Sometimes, when a dugout crossed a patch of glitter, the occupants were all silhouetted against the glitter; they appeared then to be sitting very low, to be shoulders and round heads alone, so that for a while they were like comic figures in a cartoon strip, engaged on some quite ridiculous journey.
V.S. Naipaul -- A Bend in the River
Five of the occupants were on the floor above, the other in the room opposite me, across the hallway.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Captain Campbell turned as the men tossed thick ropes from the dock to the occupants of the next boat.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- Chains
So Colum, or Dougal, or both, were Jacobites; supporters of the Young Pretender against the lawful occupant of the throne of England, George II.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
Are the occupants older people?
Dave Eggers -- A Hologram for the King
Parts of it darken seemingly at will, to give the occupants privacy.
Victoria Aveyard -- Red Queen
Attention all occupants of Candor headquarters.
Veronica Roth -- Insurgent
The rafts baked along with their occupants, emitting a bitter smell.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
I looked over to the Radley Place, expecting to see its phantom occupant sunning himself in the swing.
Harper Lee -- To Kill a Mockingbird
He darted quick looks from under his bushy eyebrows at the other occupants of the dining-room.
Agatha Christie -- And Then There Were None
In the afternoon Franz Wachter’s bed has a fresh occupant.
Erich Maria Remarque -- All Quiet on the Western Front
Though Alec had never seen the occupants of the first-floor loft, they seemed to be engaged in a tempestuous romance.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Lost Souls
If I had to, I’d get into one of these primitive residences and get rid of the occupants somehow.
Marcus Luttrell -- Lone Survivor
Some previous occupant had fitted up an oil can with a stovepipe, had made a hole in the wall for the stovepipe.
John Steinbeck -- The Grapes of Wrath
I held on to it as I reached for the lifebuoy, now vacant of its previous occupant.
Yann Martel -- Life of Pi
Tally had never seen so much space painted in such putrid colors, as if the building were designed to make its occupants vaguely nauseated.
Scott Westerfeld -- Uglies
This is Fred Clement, former occupant of the Thomas Hardy chair at Cambridge in the years before it became an Atomic Engineering School.
Ray Bradbury -- Fahrenheit 451
When it passed by, all the occupants looked straight ahead.
Toni Morrison -- Song of Solomon
He had visited this office under two of its previous occupants.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
He was even known to paint people’s blinds for half a cigarette, sitting on the front step of a house, sharing a smoke with the occupant.
Markus Zusak -- The Book Thief
Both the room and its occupants, and the scene they gazed on, looked wondrously peaceful.
Emily Bronte -- Wuthering Heights
The sheets rose up, trying hard to accommodate the occupant.
Sue Monk Kidd -- The Secret Life of Bees
Over each bunk there was nailed an apple box with the opening forward so that it made two shelves for the personal belongings of the occupant of the bunk.
John Steinbeck -- Of Mice and Men
This used to be shared by Mr. Kugler and Mr. van Daan, but now Mr. Kugler is its only occupant.
Anne Frank -- The Diary of a Young Girl
The coffee-room had no other occupant, that forenoon, than the gentleman in brown.
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
The habits of its occupant were such as to demand but little from the sole domestic, but Phileas Fogg required him to be almost superhumanly prompt and regular.
Jules Verne -- Around the World in 80 Days
Each one of the occupants furnished his own accommodations—that is, a mattress and some bedding.
Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle
I divined that my coming had stopped conversation in the room, and that its other occupants were looking at me.
Charles Dickens -- Great Expectations
The same car had been sitting outside the church, its occupants observing the celebratory congregants as they walked out.
Wes Moore -- The Other Wes Moore
It was a tricky maneuver, but neither of the boat’s occupants looked up.