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  • Maybe she'd end up spending the summer on some bench where she'd feed the pigeons like some of the weirder denizens of Central Park.†   (source)
  • Because I hadn't gained any weight that I know of, although I must admit I don't go running to the scale every day like some denizens of the gym around here.†   (source)
  • Another few minutes and the streets would he teeming with the denizens of Aroughs.†   (source)
  • They were denizens.†   (source)
  • The first onslaught by the denizens of the Archipelago was meant merely to test the resistance of the allies at best, and to cut down as many of the opposing forces as they could at worst.†   (source)
  • Though the denizens of Coal hadn't given us a second glance when we'd come through town earlier, now their heads swiveled like owls as we trudged by in single file, at gunpoint.†   (source)
  • They shouted angrily, as righteous in their outrage as churchgoers might be outraged at a filthy and drunken denizen of the streets who staggered into their service to sag against the chancel rail and vomit on the sanctuary floor.†   (source)
  • When we thought of the new planet–Earth, so dry, so varied, and filled with such violent, destructive denizens we could barely imagine them–our horror was sometimes overshadowed by our excitement.†   (source)
  • Most of what he heard he'd learned in Sisterton, from Lord Godric or the denizens of the Belly of the Whale.†   (source)
  • The Sanctuary was nearly empty, just a few distant students carrying lanterns as they visited their charges in the Warming Lodge or cared for the clearing's nocturnal denizens.†   (source)
  • Serpents and slimy lizards are the only living denizens….†   (source)
  • Guenhwyvar was often taken on raids with Masoj, whether against enemy drow houses or other denizens of the underworld.†   (source)
  • These Georgia backwoodsmen—denizens, as it so happened, of that same piney coast near Brunswick where my savior Artiste had toiled and suffered and died—had made sixteen-year-old Bobby Weed one of the last and certainly one of the most memorably wiped-out victims of lynch justice the South was to witness.†   (source)
  • Lord, as hath often been said before-to stand lost and blinded in the midst of Kaniburrha, whose denizens need not to strike-and not to be afraid-I think this somewhat foolhardy.†   (source)
  • The branches interfered and it was darker under the trees than it had been out in the open; nevertheless he could see, prowling around the tree, the denizen that had favored him with attention.†   (source)
  • Within these boundaries, Rowan may govern its own affairs and rule its denizens as it sees fit.†   (source)
  • The denizens of Joffrey's court had striven to outdo each other today.†   (source)
  • When she reached the foot of Everest with the rest of Fischer's group in early April, her Pile of luggage included stacks of press clippings about herself to hand out to the other denizens of Base Camp.†   (source)
  • Over there in the corner was a spectacled denizen of the second floor with four enormous documents spread across his table, comparing them word for word.†   (source)
  • When the Count arrived at the Shalyapin at six o'clock that night, the denizens of the bar were celebrating the misadventures of "Pudgy" Webster, a gregarious if somewhat hapless American who had recently arrived in the capital.†   (source)
  • Someone was still in the toilet, agitated in Spanish, saying something about his mother, or someone's mother, and I figured he couldn't find the toilet paper or he couldn't find the bolt on the door and it was a matter the denizens would have to deal with.†   (source)
  • Drizzt had struck out alone from Menzoberranzan on a journey to a neighboring city when he fell prey to a cave fisher, a crablike denizen of the dark caverns that customarily found a niche high above the floor of a tunnel and dropped an invisible, sticky line of webbing.†   (source)
  • Her walk had not taken her through Flea Bottom, so its denizens had packed onto the lower slopes of Aegon's High Hill to see the show.†   (source)
  • Neither he nor Kasporio nor any of the other sellswords knew the fate of the denizens of Yezzan's grotesquerie …. but if Pretty Penny needed lies to stop her mooning, lie to her he would.†   (source)
  • It was answered, again and again, by distant wolves and other denizens of the night, all calling out to the power of the heavens.†   (source)
  • It couldn't see any door, for the entrance to Cryshal-Tirith was invisible to all except denizens of foreign planes and those that Crenshinibon, or its wielder allowed to enter.†   (source)
  • "Greetings, Akar Kessell," Drizzt stammered in the broken accent of denizens of the underworld, as though the common tongue of the surface was foreign to him.†   (source)
  • It had been days since he had thought about anything but food …. food and how to keep his skin intact, how to drink without laying himself open to ambush, how to sleep without waking up in a fellow-denizen's belly.†   (source)
  • Sophie, who is shy enough anyway, detests being forced to perform for Durrfeld, but, smiling a twisted embarrassed smile, complies, speaking at her father's command in Swabian, then in the indolent cadences of Bavaria, now in the tones of a native of Dresden, of Frankfurt, quickly followed by the Low German sound of a Saxon from Hannover and at last—aware that the desperation shows in her own eyes—blurting out an imitation of some quaint denizen of the Schwarzwald.†   (source)
  • Most of the remaining 35,000—clandestine denizens of the so-called interghetto—dwelt in despair amid the ruins like hunted animals.†   (source)
  • Nor does it mean that the ears of a New Yorker might not have been burned at McGuire's epithet; but such words are the common coin of the streets and of taxi drivers, and most New York denizens would have swallowed their gall and likewise kept their mouths shut.†   (source)
  • The snarling command of the traffic cop, the blaring insult of horns, all the needlessly raised voices of the night-denizens of Manhattan ravaged his nerves, acidified his duodenum, unhelmed his composure and his will.†   (source)
  • …and paradoxical, with its atmosphere at once fatal and languorous, at once feminine and steel-hard—this grim humorless yokel out of a granite heritage where even the houses, let alone clothing and conduct, are built in the image of a jealous and sadistic Jehovah, put suddenly down in a place whose denizens had created their All-Powerful and His supporting hierarchy-chorus of beautiful saints and handsome angels in the image of their houses and personal ornaments and voluptuous lives.†   (source)
  • The kitchen, Sophie's kitchen, for she was dominant over all the other "denizens of the kitchen", as we called them in the Hyde Park Gate News, was directly beneath our night nursery.†   (source)
  • …the Underworld" and the "Chapter of Drinking Water in the Underworld and of Not Being Burnt by Fire," and then we come to the great culmination—the "Chapter of Coming Forth by Day in the Underworld," wherein the soul and the universal being are known to be one: I am Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, and I have the power to be born a second time; I am the divine hidden Soul who createth the gods, and who giveth sepulchral meals unto the denizens of the Underworld of Amentet and of Heaven.†   (source)
  • By a special urgency measure the denizens of grants in perpetuity were evicted from their graves and the exhumed remains dispatched to the crematorium.†   (source)
  • It's you who encourage the denizens not to change.†   (source)
  • He served fire and smoke; these denizens of the fields served vegetation, weather, frost, and sun.†   (source)
  • The small denizens of the wilderness hardly took pains to move out of her path.†   (source)
  • "Why shouldn't I have a bonfire on the Fifth of November, like other denizens of the heath?"†   (source)
  • The night, the stars, the insects, the stealthy denizens of the brush, the soft, drowsy, sultry summer darkness with its dim flare of sheet lightning along the horizon, the loneliness and freedom of the open country--these worked on Tom's mind and from them he gathered a subtle confidence that there was something stronger than evil in men.†   (source)
  • …dust under the blazing blue sky, and surrounded by this circle of crouching and gesticulating monstrosities,—some almost human save in their subtle expression and gestures, some like cripples, some so strangely distorted as to resemble nothing but the denizens of our wildest dreams; and, beyond, the reedy lines of a canebrake in one direction, a dense tangle of palm-trees on the other, separating us from the ravine with the huts, and to the north the hazy horizon of the Pacific Ocean.†   (source)
  • But they to him were denizens of Romance, who must keep to the corner he had assigned them, pictures that must not walk out of their frames.†   (source)
  • Perhaps besides Herr Settembrini struggling to eradicate suffering and honor-loving Joachim poring over his Russian textbooks, there were here and there people who did likewise, if not among the denizens of the common lounging areas—which was indeed very unlikely—then among the bedridden and moribund.†   (source)
  • He saw that his destiny lay not with these, but among the manual toilers in the shabby purlieu which he himself occupied, unrecognized as part of the city at all by its visitors and panegyrists, yet without whose denizens the hard readers could not read nor the high thinkers live.†   (source)
  • The denizens were all enjoying the usual afternoon nap of an hour or so which the exceedingly early hours kept in summer-time rendered a necessity.†   (source)
  • The loud, tremendous sneering of the mother brought the denizens of the Rum Alley tenement to their doors.†   (source)
  • Others will follow, others will outstrip me on the same lines; and I hazard the guess that man will be ultimately known for a mere polity of multifarious, incongruous, and independent denizens.†   (source)
  • "With mankind," he would say, "forms, measured forms are everything; and that is the import couched in the story of Orpheus with his lyre spell-binding the wild denizens of the wood."†   (source)
  • Squirrels and grouse, turkeys and deer, and less tame denizens of the forest grew more abundant as the travel advanced.†   (source)
  • She had, too, squeamish feminine fears of hydrophobia skunks, and nameless animals or reptiles that were imagined denizens of the darkness.†   (source)
  • "My Lord, to hear you tell it, a fellow 'd think that all the denizens, as you impolitely call 'em, are so confoundedly unhappy that it's a wonder they don't all up and commit suicide.†   (source)
  • Sue, you seem when you are like this to be one of the women of some grand old civilization, whom I used to read about in my bygone, wasted, classical days, rather than a denizen of a mere Christian country.†   (source)
  • And then he went on to speak of "clerical demagoguery," of the absolute lust for power that condescended to rouse the denizens of the underworld when the gods quite understandably did not wish to hear from them, and suggested that the Church was apparently more concerned with the quantity than the quality of souls saved, which indicated a profound lack of spiritual nobility.†   (source)
  • The denizens of the forest cannot, of course, expect to participate in the refinements of the land of the Free.'†   (source)
  • One detail, which we must not omit, is that he possessed a physical strength which was not approached by a single one of the denizens of the galleys.†   (source)
  • —Though this fish, whose loud sonorous breathing, or rather blowing, has furnished a proverb to landsmen, is so well known a denizen of the deep, yet is he not popularly classed among whales.†   (source)
  • But whenever the Nautilus drew near the surface, those denizens of the Mediterranean I could observe most productively belonged to the sixty–third genus of bony fish.†   (source)
  • "Lamented be the hour," said Rebecca, "that has taught such art to the House of Israel! but adversity bends the heart as fire bends the stubborn steel, and those who are no longer their own governors, and the denizens of their own free independent state, must crouch before strangers.†   (source)
  • …quarters in the woods, without the knowledge of his master, and ineffectually smelled at old fox burrows and woodchucks' holes; led perchance by some slight cur which nimbly threaded the wood, and might still inspire a natural terror in its denizens;—now far behind his guide, barking like a canine bull toward some small squirrel which had treed itself for scrutiny, then, cantering off, bending the bushes with his weight, imagining that he is on the track of some stray member of the…†   (source)
  • --in whose tones, even, denizens of the five great divisions of Europe could recognise nothing familiar!†   (source)
  • He was well known to the sallow denizens of the lane; for such of them as were on the look-out to buy or sell, nodded, familiarly, as he passed along.†   (source)
  • Am I then fated—I, a denizen of earth—to be placed face to face with these representatives of long extinct families?†   (source)
  • For this part of the Indian Ocean through which we then were voyaging is not what whalemen call a lively ground; that is, it affords fewer glimpses of porpoises, dolphins, flying-fish, and other vivacious denizens of more stirring waters, than those off the Rio de la Plata, or the in-shore ground off Peru.†   (source)
  • Sometimes this throat uttered Yes, sometimes it uttered No; sometimes it made inquiries about a timeworn denizen of the place.†   (source)
  • You needed to be Flemish like Conseil to accept these circumstances, living in a habitat designed for cetaceans and other denizens of the deep.†   (source)
  • I began to run wildly, hurrying through the inextricable maze, still descending, still running through the substance of the earth's thick crust, a struggling denizen of geological 'faults,' crying, shouting, yelling, soon bruised by contact with the jagged rock, falling and rising again bleeding, trying to drink the blood which covered my face, and even waiting for some rock to shatter my skull against.†   (source)
  • A pleasant land it is in sooth of murmuring waters, fishful streams where sport the gurnard, the plaice, the roach, the halibut, the gibbed haddock, the grilse, the dab, the brill, the flounder, the pollock, the mixed coarse fish generally and other denizens of the aqueous kingdom too numerous to be enumerated.†   (source)
  • Then thus th' almighty sire began: "Ye gods, Natives or denizens of blest abodes, From whence these murmurs, and this change of mind, This backward fate from what was first design'd?†   (source)
  • Know then for sure, the coursers of the sun Not many times shall run their race, before Thou shalt have given the fruit of thine own loins In quittance of thy murder, life for life; For that thou hast entombed a living soul, And sent below a denizen of earth, And wronged the nether gods by leaving here A corpse unlaved, unwept, unsepulchered.†   (source)
  • The one can confer no privileges whatever; the other can make denizens of aliens, noblemen of commoners; can erect corporations with all the rights incident to corporate bodies.†   (source)
  • The scene of the poem is the spiritual world, of which we are members even while still denizens mu the world of time.†   (source)
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