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  • Her students were ready to move on, but she dwelled on and on about Chapter 7.
    dwelled = focused for a long time
  • I will not dwell on the experience because it causes us all terrible discomfort.   (source)
    dwell = talk longer
  • Lately, a few vague thoughts of marriage to Chase had formed in her mind, but she had not dared dwell on them.   (source)
    dwell = focus (let attention stay)
  • For a while, when I was young and foolish, I thought I was the last gorilla on earth. I tried not to dwell on it.   (source)
    dwell = let attention stay (on a topic)
  • I spend the night half-sitting, half-lying next to Peeta, refreshing the bandage, and trying not to dwell on the fact that by teaming up with him, I've made myself far more vulnerable than when I was alone.   (source)
    dwell = focus (let attention stay)
  • But he had no time to dwell on this; Professor McGonagall was moving along the Gryffindor table, handing out course schedules.   (source)
  • There have been joys too great to be described in words, and there have been griefs upon which I have not dared to dwell; and with these in mind I say: Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are nought without prudence, and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime.   (source)
  • "She's fine," he said without dwelling on his wife.   (source)
    dwelling = continuing to talk (about something)
  • I didn't have time to dwell on my worries.   (source)
    dwell = think excessively about
  • Jem was not one to dwell on past defeats: it seemed the only message he got from Atticus was insight into the art of cross examination.   (source)
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  • It said this over and over again, and as it dwelt on it, anxiety mounted in every heart that heaved on a bamboo bed that night.   (source)
    dwelt = focused
  • His quizzical blue eyes dwelt on her brown arms so deliberately that she closed her fists to hide the calluses on her palms.   (source)
  • Ashima is outraged by the remark, dwelling on it all day.   (source)
    dwelling = to think or let attention stay on (or return to) something for a prolonged period
  • I've got to stop dwelling on this.   (source)
    dwelling = letting attention stay on something
  • Gramps had a way of dwelling on the negative.   (source)
    dwelling = letting attention stay on (or return to) something for a prolonged period
  • And his mind dwelt malevolently on a recent interview he had had with a suave personage in that very street.   (source)
    dwelt = focused
  • So forcibly did he dwell upon this symbol ... that it assumed new terrors in their imagination, and seemed to derive its scarlet hue from the flames of the infernal pit.   (source)
    dwell = keep talking about
  • Let me look right into your moonlit face and dwell on every line and curve in it!   (source)
    dwell = let attention stay on for a prolonged period
  • --loving to dwell long upon these themes.   (source)
    dwell = think (about something for a long time)
  • I feel exquisite pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness into gloomy and narrow reflections upon self.   (source)
    dwelling = letting attention stay (on something)
  • Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.   (source)
    dwell = talk excessively (about something)
  • It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that.   (source)
    dwell = thinking too long
  • I won't dwell on this, since there's enough talk about food without my bringing the subject up as well.   (source)
    dwell = keep talking about
  • His eyes dwelt fondly on the topsails.   (source)
    dwelt = focused
  • But why should I dwell upon the incidents that followed this last overwhelming event?   (source)
    dwell = let attention stay (on something)
  • I cannot recall all her words. I would not dwell upon them if I could.   (source)
    dwell = focus (let attention stay)
  • There, Mrs. Grant, you see how he dwells on one word, and only look at his smile.   (source)
    dwells = focuses (keeps attention)
  • This was a prospect to be dwelt on with a fondness that could be but half acknowledged.   (source)
    dwelt = focused
  • Even now it delights me to record your words and to dwell on the praise of which you are so eminently deserving.   (source)
    dwell = think longer
  • Even now, as I commence my task, his full-toned voice swells in my ears; his lustrous eyes dwell on me with all their melancholy sweetness; I see his thin hand raised in animation, while the lineaments of his face are irradiated by the soul within.   (source)
    dwell = focus (keep attention)
  • I fear, my friend, that I shall render myself tedious by dwelling on these preliminary circumstances; but they were days of comparative happiness, and I think of them with pleasure.   (source)
    dwelling = continuing to talk (about something)
  • Julia's elopement could affect her comparatively but little; she was amazed and shocked; but it could not occupy her, could not dwell on her mind.   (source)
    dwell = let attention stay on for a prolonged period
  • …all this together most grievously convinced me that I had never understood her before, and that, as far as related to mind, it had been the creature of my own imagination, not Miss Crawford, that I had been too apt to dwell on for many months past.   (source)
    dwell = think excessively about
  • My father calmed me with assurances of their welfare and endeavoured, by dwelling on these subjects so interesting to my heart, to raise my desponding spirits; but he soon felt that a prison cannot be the abode of cheerfulness.   (source)
    dwelling = letting attention stay (on something)
  • And Edmund, silenced, was obliged to acknowledge that the charm of acting might well carry fascination to the mind of genius; and with the ingenuity of love, to dwell more on the obliging, accommodating purport of the message than on anything else.   (source)
    dwell = focus (let attention stay)
  • As soon as her eagerness could rest in silence, he was as happy to tell as she could be to listen; and a conversation followed almost as deeply interesting to her as to himself, though he had in fact nothing to relate but his own sensations, nothing to dwell on but Fanny's charms.   (source)
    dwell = keep talking about
  • It was so long since Fanny had had any letter from her, that she had some reason to think lightly of the friendship which had been so dwelt on.   (source)
    dwelt = talked about for a long time
  • …as he looked with inquiring earnestness at his daughters and Edmund, dwelling particularly on the latter,   (source)
    dwelling = letting attention stay (on something)
  • Susan, who had an innate taste for the genteel and well-appointed, was eager to hear, and Fanny could not but indulge herself in dwelling on so beloved a theme.   (source)
  • What Fanny told her of former times dwelt more on her mind than the pages of Goldsmith; and she paid her sister the compliment of preferring her style to that of any printed author.   (source)
    dwelt = lingered (or was an area of focus)
  • She could just find selfishness enough to wonder whether Edmund had written to Miss Crawford before this summons came, but no sentiment dwelt long with her that was not purely affectionate and disinterestedly anxious.   (source)
    dwelt = lingered (lasted)
  • When he had really resolved on any measure, he could always carry it through; and now by dint of long talking on the subject, explaining and dwelling on the duty of Fanny's sometimes seeing her family, he did induce his wife to let her go; obtaining it rather from submission, however, than conviction, for Lady Bertram was convinced of very little more than that Sir Thomas thought Fanny ought to go, and therefore that she must.   (source)
    dwelling = letting attention stay (on something)
  • Angry as she was with Edmund for adhering to his own notions, and acting on them in defiance of her (and she had been so angry that they had hardly parted friends at the ball), she could not help thinking of him continually when absent, dwelling on his merit and affection, and longing again for the almost daily meetings they lately had.   (source)
  • I have to inform you, my dearest Fanny, that Henry has been down to Portsmouth to see you; that he had a delightful walk with you to the dockyard last Saturday, and one still more to be dwelt on the next day, on the ramparts; when the balmy air, the sparkling sea, and your sweet looks and conversation were altogether in the most delicious harmony, and afforded sensations which are to raise ecstasy even in retrospect.   (source)
    dwelt = talked about for a long time
  • …but her aunt was soon quarrelling with her; and when she found how much and how unpleasantly her having only walked out without her aunt's knowledge could be dwelt on, she felt all the reason she had to bless the kindness which saved her from the same spirit of reproach, exerted on a more momentous subject.   (source)
    dwelt = excessively focused
  • I have dwelt upon the greatness of Athens because I want to show you that we are contending for a higher prize than those who enjoy none of these privileges, and to establish by manifest proof the merit of these men whom I am now commemorating.   (source)
    dwelt = talked about for a long time
  • Fain would I dwell on form.   (source)
    dwell = focus (let attention stay)
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  • Their family has dwelled in that valley for ten generations.
    dwelled = lived
  • That the spirit of the Lord cannot dwell in an unclean vessel, and that no vessel is clean when it forsakes God and relies on man.   (source)
    dwell = live
  • Never would she have taken a barefoot marsh dweller as a daughter-in-law.   (source)
    dweller = someone who lives in a place
  • He chose an alias, Saburo Ohta, a common name unlikely to attract notice or dwell in anyone's memory.   (source)
    dwell = live or remain
  • They believed that I was the monster that dwells in what they call the Chamber of Secrets.   (source)
    dwells = lives
  • As the great arctic explorer and Nobel laureate Fridtjof Nansen points out, "these remarkable voyages were …. undertaken chiefly from the wish to find lonely places, where these anchorites might dwell in peace, undisturbed by the turmoil and temptations of the world."   (source)
    dwell = live
  • I do not know this, a cave dweller would have had a fire by now, a Cro-Magnon man would have a fire by now, but I don't know this.   (source)
    dweller = someone who lives in a place
  • Where Scylla dwells.   (source)
    dwells = lives
  • day he was to dwell in a snowy place himself,   (source)
    dwell = live in
  • ...dwelling still in the lands that we gave them long ago...   (source)
    dwelling = living (or making their home in)
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  • The cloves and saccharine, themselves disgusting enough in their sickly way, could not disguise the flat oily smell; and what was worst of all was that the smell of gin, which dwelt with him night and day, was inextricably mixed up in his mind with the smell of those.   (source)
    dwelt = stayed
  • "But value dwells not in particular will," said the Savage.   (source)
    dwells = lives
  • There have been from the loins of this very one great men and good women, and their graves make sacred the earth where alone this foulness can dwell.   (source)
    dwell = live
  • ...why dwell you among the summits where eagles build their nests?   (source)
    dwell = live (make your home)
  • "Thou must dwell no longer with this man," said Hester, slowly and firmly. "Thy heart must be no longer under his evil eye!"   (source)
    dwell = live
  • ...when the old watering-place herein called "Budmouth" still retained sufficient afterglow from its Georgian gaiety and prestige to lend it an absorbing attractiveness to the romantic and imaginative soul of a lonely dweller inland.   (source)
    dweller = someone who lives in a place
  • When the warmer days come, they who dwell near the river hear the ice crack at night with a startling whoop as loud as artillery,   (source)
    dwell = live (make their home)
  • "You propose," replied I, "to fly from the habitations of man, to dwell in those wilds where the beasts of the field will be your only companions."   (source)
    dwell = live
  • Something evil dwells in this castle ….†   (source)
  • Inside dwells a den of superstition: jars of dark liquids, unlabeled pain remedies, molasses, tablespoons stuck to the wood, something marked, in Latin, belladonna, something else marked with an X The transmitter is poor, high-frequency: probably salvaged from a Russian tank.†   (source)
  • Then say ye good-bye to sunshine or the Hardy Boys for an afternoon as you, poor sinner, must labor with a pencil in your good left hand to copy out Jeremiah 48:18, "Come down from your throne of glory and sit in the mire, O daughter that dwells in Dibon," and additionally, the ninety-nine verses that follow it.†   (source)
  • "This turtle would have no reason to spend time where Stenton's shark dwells, and the shark surely has never seen the light-dappled areas where the turtles live."†   (source)
  • God, who is the ground of all being, dwells in, around, and through all things—ultimately emerging as the real—and any appearances that mask that reality will fall away.†   (source)
  • A man finds little difficulty facing that place within himself where the taking force dwells, but it's almost impossible for him to see into the giving force without changing into something other than man.†   (source)
  • One of his most quoted sayings is carved on his gravestone in Konigsberg: Two things fill my mind with ever-increasing wonder and awe, the more often and the more intensely the reflection dwells on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.'†   (source)
  • Rumor has it that the king's spirit now dwells at this very camp, waiting for a chance to take revenge on ungrateful, rebellious children.†   (source)
  • I don't believe man has the right to destroy that house, a temple, in which the soul dwells….†   (source)
  • I lean against the cold metal wall of the warehouse, beside the open door, where darkness dwells, profound as the grave.†   (source)
  • Nina exhibits no paranormal abilities anymore, and Rose dwells in despondency.†   (source)
  • Who dwells in these Flatlands of yours?†   (source)
  • For even Dennis Hoagland understands that in every betrayal dwells a self-betrayal, which brings you that much closer to a reckoning.†   (source)
  • The evidence shows that he had been exceptionally dedicated, and it is precisely that rigorous and unbending attitude of spirit—the concept of duty and obedience above all which dwells unshakably in the mind of every good soldier—that gives his memoirs a desolating convincingness.†   (source)
  • He dwells in those waters, and others come to hear him there.†   (source)
  • You should know, in Jetavana, in the garden of Anathapindika is where the exalted one dwells.†   (source)
  • The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof, the earth and everything that dwells therein.†   (source)
  • these are birds that dwell always in the land;   (source)
    dwell = live (make their home)
  • Is it because this land of ours is so poor that it cannot afford a decent life to those who dwell upon it?   (source)
    dwell = live
  • I have dwelt many months in the heaths of England and among the deserts of Scotland.   (source)
    dwelt = lived
  • Their voices came down, afar and indistinctly, from the upper heights where they habitually dwelt.   (source)
    dwelt = stayed
  • Seeing, I suppose, some expression in my face strange to him, he added, "Ah, sir, you dwellers in the city cannot enter into the feelings of the hunter."   (source)
    dwellers = people who live (in a specified place)
  • I swear to you, by the earth which I inhabit, and by you that made me, that with the companion you bestow I will quit the neighbourhood of man and dwell, as it may chance, in the most savage of places.   (source)
    dwell = live (make home)
  • It was due in part to all these causes, but still more to something else, that there seemed to be no longer anything in Hester's face for Love to dwell upon; nothing in Hester's form, though majestic and statue like, that Passion would ever dream of clasping in its embrace; nothing in Hester's bosom to make it ever again the pillow of Affection.   (source)
    dwell = live
  • Be the foregone evil what it might, how could they doubt that their earthly lives and future destinies were conjoined when they beheld at once the material union, and the spiritual idea, in whom they met, and were to dwell immortally together; thoughts like these—and perhaps other thoughts, which they did not acknowledge or define—threw an awe about the child as she came onward.   (source)
  • Clerval eagerly desired to accept this invitation, and I, although I abhorred society, wished to view again mountains and streams and all the wondrous works with which Nature adorns her chosen dwelling-places.   (source)
    dwelling = living
  • They have long dwelt together.   (source)
    dwelt = lived
  • I trembled from head to foot; I felt a presentiment of who it was and wished to rouse one of the peasants who dwelt in a cottage not far from mine; but I was overcome by the sensation of helplessness, so often felt in frightful dreams, when you in vain endeavour to fly from an impending danger, and was rooted to the spot.   (source)
  • Its spell, however, was still potent, and kept the scaffold awful where the poor minister had died, and likewise the cottage by the sea-shore where Hester Prynne had dwelt.   (source)
  • This old town of Salem—my native place, though I have dwelt much away from it both in boyhood and maturer years—possesses, or did possess, a hold on my affection, the force of which I have never realized during my seasons of actual residence here.   (source)
  • The new abode of the two friends was with a pious widow, of good social rank, who dwelt in a house covering pretty nearly the site on which the venerable structure of King's Chapel has since been built.   (source)
  • Hester felt herself, in some indistinct and tantalizing manner, estranged from Pearl, as if the child, in her lonely ramble through the forest, had strayed out of the sphere in which she and her mother dwelt together, and was now vainly seeking to return to it.   (source)
  • Yonder woman, Sir, you must know, was the wife of a certain learned man, English by birth, but who had long ago dwelt in Amsterdam, whence some good time agone he was minded to cross over and cast in his lot with us of the Massachusetts.   (source)
  • There dwelt, there trode, the feet of one with whom she deemed herself connected in a union that, unrecognised on earth, would bring them together before the bar of final judgment, and make that their marriage-altar, for a joint futurity of endless retribution.   (source)
  • A large number—and many of these were persons of such sober sense and practical observation that their opinions would have been valuable in other matters—affirmed that Roger Chillingworth's aspect had undergone a remarkable change while he had dwelt in town, and especially since his abode with Mr. Dimmesdale.   (source)
  • Something evil dwells in this castle, something wicked enough to make the stars quake.†   (source)
  • Your mother dwells on Harlaw, with her own sister.†   (source)
  • He dwells here on this island, guarding those silly pillars.†   (source)
  • Let nothing that dwells in Fangorn be troubled on my account!†   (source)
  • 'This is Glorfindel, who dwells in the house of Elrond,' said Strider.†   (source)
  • You know of my sweet Shae, you know where she dwells, you know that I visit by night alone.†   (source)
  • There dwells Theoden son of Thengel, King of the Mark of Rohan.†   (source)
  • In this elvish heath dwells the Blade that was Broken and has been made again.†   (source)
  • But there is some dark terror that dwells in the passes above Minas Morgul.†   (source)
  • Fallen or no, the real death dwells in my eyes.†   (source)
  • She rode with the king and was sorely hurt, and dwells now in my keeping.†   (source)
  • 'I still don't = 'While you can still call home the place where your mother's blood dwells, there you cannot be touched or harmed by Voldemort.†   (source)
  • This is no time for books," she will scold, hastily noting the volume open against the covers, unaware, as her son has been all these years, that her husband dwells discreetly, silently, patiently, within its pages.†   (source)
  • He dwells in the pool at its base.†   (source)
  • Asha had never shared her uncle Aeron's faith in the Drowned God, but that night she prayed as fervently to He Who Dwells Beneath the Waves as ever the Damphair had.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • '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!†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • If Men have dealings with the Mistress of Magic who dwells in the Golden Wood, then they may look for strange things to follow.†   (source)
  • Do you think those halls are fair, where your King dwells under the hill in Mirkwood, and Dwarves helped in their making long ago?†   (source)
  • In Imladris it dwells.†   (source)
  • "The thing I would ask," she said, "is for my brother Corwin, who is also brother to the Lady LIewella, who dwells here with you.†   (source)
  • And arriving at Savathi, in the very first house, before the door of which they stopped to beg, food has been offered to them, and they accepted the food, and Siddhartha asked the woman, who handed them the food: "We would like to know, oh charitable one, where the Buddha dwells, the most venerable one, for we are two Samanas from the forest and have come, to see him, the perfected one, and to hear the teachings from his mouth."†   (source)
  • While wilderness can exist independent of cities, that which dwells within a city requires more than the tamed plants of a pleasance.†   (source)
  • Were I to go where my heart dwells, far in the North I would now be wandering in the fair valley of Rivendell.†   (source)
  • The divine being is a revelation of the omnipotent Self, which dwells within us all.†   (source)
  • It is Jocasta, not Juliet, who dwells in the inner chamber.†   (source)
  • The spirit of peace descended like a cloud from heaven, for if the spirit of peace dwells anywhere, it is in the courts and quadrangles of Oxbridge on a fine October morning.†   (source)
  • He rose and went to the incense shop and he bought incense and he went to the temple in the town where the goddess of mercy dwells in her gilded alcove and he summoned an idling priest and gave him money and bade him thrust the incense before the goddess saying, "It is ill for me, a man, to do it, but my first grandson is about to be born and it is a heavy labor for the mother, who is a town woman and too narrowly made, and the mother of my son is dead, and there is no woman to thrust…†   (source)
  • Who shall blame him, if, so standing for a moment he dwells upon fame, upon search parties, upon cairns raised by grateful followers over his bones?†   (source)
  • He rises, returns to them, and dwells with them as an egoless center, through whom the principle of emptiness is made manifest in its own simplicity.†   (source)
  • But go specially to my cousin Dain in the Iron Hills, for he has many people well-armed, and dwells nearest to this place.†   (source)
  • She dwells in a palace on the K'un-lun Mountain, which is surrounded by fragrant flowers, battlements of jewels and a garden wall of gold.†   (source)
  • According to this mysticism of sexual love, the ultimate experience of love is a realization that beneath the illusion of two-ness dwells identity: "each is both."†   (source)
  • The wonder is that characteristic efficacy to touch and inspire deep creative centers dwells in the smallest nursery fairy tale—as the flavor of the ocean is contained in a droplet or the whole mystery of life within the egg of a flea.†   (source)
  • This realization can expand into a discovery that beneath the multitudinous individualities of the whole surrounding universe—human, animal, vegetable, even mineral—dwells identity; whereupon the love experience becomes cosmic, and the beloved who first opened the vision is magnified as the mirror of creation.†   (source)
  • In the Heavenly Radiance of the Voidness, There existeth not shadow of thing or concept, Yet it pervaded, all objects of knowledge; Obeisance to the InanutablePeace is at the heart of all because Avalokitegvara—Kwan Yin, the mighty Bodhisattva, Boundless Love, includes, regards, and dwells within (without exception) every sentient being.†   (source)
  • Your amiable reception of me at our last meeting still dwells pleasantly in my memory.†   (source)
  • But your god-self dwells not alone in your being.†   (source)
  • In the bosom of such as these the spirit dwells in rhythmic silence.†   (source)
  • That which is you dwells above the mountain and roves with the wind.†   (source)
  • She dwells within the dark, damp walls before me, And all her crime was a delusion dear!†   (source)
  • The devil may pass through it, but the good God dwells here.†   (source)
  • We return to face our superiors, our kindred, our friends—those whom we obey, and those whom we love; but even they who have neither, the most free, lonely, irresponsible and bereft of ties,—even those for whom home holds no dear face, no familiar voice,—even they have to meet the spirit that dwells within the land, under its sky, in its air, in its valleys, and on its rises, in its fields, in its waters and its trees—a mute friend, judge, and inspirer.†   (source)
  • 'Freedom dwells within the mountains!'†   (source)
  • It dwells in my mind so!†   (source)
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  • We searched the entire valley and did not find her dwelling.
  • Go immediately to your dwelling at the conclusion of Training Hours each day.   (source)
  • He turned his outsized pickup onto the track and cruised quietly toward the dwelling, easing to a stop fifty feet from the door.   (source)
  • Fred had "rescued" the brilliant orange, fire-dwelling lizard from a Care of Magical Creatures class and it was now smouldering gently on a table surrounded by a knot of curious people.   (source)
  • Crumbling stone dwellings of the long-vanished Kayenta Anasazi, the creators of this rock art, nestle in protective nooks.   (source)
    dwellings = homes
  • That for stealing pumpkins from a field, and for kindling a fire in a dwelling they three shall be seated in the stocks from one hour before the Lecture till one hour after.   (source)
    dwelling = house
  • The first dwellings that the workers of their camp had built were almost ready to be occupied, and Sneed and Nadia were not too far down the list, and so by the end of autumn they could look forward to moving into a home of their own.   (source)
    dwellings = houses or shelters in which people live
  • ...and I came at long last to the dwelling of Saruman.   (source)
    dwelling = home (or place in which someone lives)
  • It was only on very rare occasions that one saw inside the dwelling-places of the Inner Party, or even penetrated into the quarter of the town where they lived.   (source)
    dwelling = living
  • (every ruin in India becomes sooner or later a dwelling place of snakes, and the old summerhouse was alive with cobras)   (source)
    dwelling = home
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  • He had by this time reached his dwelling on the edge of the burial ground, and, hastening up the stairs, took refuge in his study.   (source)
  • in the war of 1812, her dwelling was set on fire by English soldiers ... when she was away,   (source)
    dwelling = house
  • On examining my dwelling, I found that one of the windows of the cottage had formerly occupied a part of it, but the panes had been filled up with wood.   (source)
    dwelling = home
  • She flipped through the pictures of the Indian pueblos and the ancient cliff dwellings until she came to the postcard of the largest and finest auditorium in New Mexico: the Seth Hall Gymnasium at Santa Fe High School.†   (source)
  • After selecting a few possible sites, the task force stayed for a brief rest at a village where most of the inhabitants still lived in traditional cave dwellings.†   (source)
  • Just beyond the mosque was a series of attached single-storey dwellings with small shaded porches.†   (source)
  • It was autumn, and Laila could make out people in bright tunics on the roofs of mud brick dwellings laying out the harvest to dry.†   (source)
  • The Historic Savannah Foundation had risen up in angry opposition, decrying the substandard quality of Adler's proposed dwellings.†   (source)
  • As we get closer to town we pass multifamily dwellings and some outlying businesses—a gas station, a corner shop, a nursery stocked with flowers the colors of autumn leaves: rust and gold and crimson.†   (source)
  • He saw a slice of Yugoslavia where thatched-roofed dwellings on stilts gave way to rushing torrents of water from below.†   (source)
  • Oh no. Big fancy dwellings with rooms for everything — rooms for sleeping, rooms for eating, even a room to go to the toilet!†   (source)
  • Others were big two-story duplexes, built as boardinghouses for bachelor miners in the booming 1920's and later sectioned off as individual family dwellings during the Depression.†   (source)
  • From the top they could see into the windows of the higher-sitting dwellings of the town.†   (source)
  • I met Murray after his car crash seminar and we wandered along the fringes of the campus, past the cedar-shingled condominiums set in the trees in their familiar defensive posture--a cluster of dwellings blending so well with the environment that birds kept flying into the plate-glass windows.†   (source)
  • Peter swerves to the left, down another alley, this one full of cardboard boxes that contain frayed blankets and stained pillows—old factionless dwellings, I assume.†   (source)
  • They flew over the lake dwellings of the Trojas in Cataca, painted in lunatic colors, with pens holding iguanas raised for food and balsam apples and crepe myrtle hanging in the lacustrine gardens.†   (source)
  • I lost some of my need for the Black ghetto's shielding-sponge quality, as I clanged and cleared my way down Market Street, with its honky-tonk homes for homeless sailors, past the quiet retreat of Golden Gate Park and along closed undwelled-in-looking dwellings of the Sunset District.†   (source)
  • Most of the dwellings were crude wooden lean-tos with dirt floors, constructed, it seemed, without much conviction, as a friend of his would later put it.†   (source)
  • Then I realized the reeds weren't reeds—they were decaying boards and wooden poles, the remains of simple dwellings.†   (source)
  • It was you, Shadeslayer, who slew Durza and so allowed us to save Tronjheim and the dwellings below from the clutches of Galbatorix.†   (source)
  • Remote desert dwellings, travel trailers and sad, little shacks, went up in flames regularly, victims of ether-fed fire.†   (source)
  • The gutted structure crouches like a wounded animal amid a labyrinth of crumbling dwellings.†   (source)
  • Bullets from the fighting cut down civilians with regularity, and mortars pierced the rooftops of family dwellings without warning.†   (source)
  • The roar of the Berg was coming from their right, muted by the dwellings and rows of trees in between.†   (source)
  • Stone and earthen-walled dwellings built into the face of a rugged mountain flanked their left side.†   (source)
  • They preserved their culture and their religious values in the two-room rented dwellings where they lived under the steel mills' glare, each little apartment building a link in the improvised chain of a new community.†   (source)
  • The huddles had degenerated into single dwellings, most inhabited by lepers or madmen.†   (source)
  • The tenement was a long passageway of ruined houses, all exactly the same: small, impoverished dwellings built of cement, each with a single door and two windows.†   (source)
  • An hour later, Phillip arrives home-a sparsely furnished four-bedroom ground-floor apartment in Highland Dwellings, a housing project with D.C.'s usual accompaniment of gangs and drugs.†   (source)
  • He saw no signs of any dwellings on Riker's Hill that might have been responsible either.†   (source)
  • The sky above the dwellings was filled with Roush, who floated and dived and twisted in the afternoon sun.†   (source)
  • Our village is a thin thread of dwellings, unspooling east and west of the church.†   (source)
  • The way was relatively narrow but well maintained, encircling the island while smaller lanes branched off, leading to grazing pastures and gardens, shops and dwellings.†   (source)
  • "Those are the dwellings of our noble master's cooks, concubines, and warriors, and a few less-favored kinsmen," Nurse told them, "but you little darlings shall have the rare privilege of sleeping within Yezzan's own pavilion.†   (source)
  • And when my father's house was out of sight and I was come to a green open place in a certain wood where there were no dwellings of men, I dismounted from Hwin my mare and took out the dagger.†   (source)
  • There were no huts or dwellings of any kind to be seen.†   (source)
  • Church towers rose above the squat old limestone dwellings of the vanished Arabs, and the tolling of bells ushered one day into the next.†   (source)
  • The commentators even mentioned the fact that it was very hot and the people were cooling themselves outdoors, since there was little or no air-conditioning in the dwellings of that part of the city.†   (source)
  • In the early-evening shadows lights glowed softly within the house, radiating a harmony that reminded me suddenly of some of the stately dwellings lining Monument Avenue down in Richmond.†   (source)
  • What roots are in a TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY TOT housing development of hundreds and thousands of small dwellings almost exactly alike?†   (source)
  • All the women of the town had been ordered to stand before the doors of their dwellings.†   (source)
  • This street contained two— and three-story wooden dwellings.†   (source)
  • No. Cliff dwellings, you've seen pictures.†   (source)
  • In the long and endless dwellings that curved like tranquil snakes across the hills, lovers lay idly whispering in cool night beds.†   (source)
  • They looked like natural growths from the ground, rather than man-made dwellings.†   (source)
  • And the bombed sites where the plaster dust swirled in the air and the willow-herb straggled over the heaps of rubble; and the places where the bombs had cleared a larger patch and there had sprung up sordid colonies of wooden dwellings like chicken-houses?   (source)
    dwellings = homes
  • The spirit of elder days found a dwelling here, and we delighted to trace its footsteps.   (source)
    dwelling = home
  • ...they reached the dwelling of Governor Bellingham.   (source)
  • ... and on the threshold of the door the Spirit smiled, and stopped to bless Bob Cratchit's dwelling with the sprinkling of his torch.   (source)
  • They entered poor Bob Cratchit's house; the dwelling he had visited before; and found the mother and the children seated round the fire.   (source)
  • ...the people made a rough, but brisk and not unpleasant kind of music, in scraping the snow from the pavement in front of their dwellings, and from the tops of their houses, whence it was mad delight to the boys to see it come plumping down into the road below, and splitting into artificial little snow-storms.   (source)
    dwellings = homes
  • "I have been watching at a death-bed," answered Hester Prynne "at Governor Winthrop's death-bed, and have taken his measure for a robe, and am now going homeward to my dwelling."   (source)
    dwelling = home
  • I revolved many projects, but that on which I finally fixed was to enter the dwelling when the blind old man should be alone.   (source)
  • In her lonesome cottage, by the seashore, thoughts visited her such as dared to enter no other dwelling in New England; shadowy guests, that would have been as perilous as demons to their entertainer, could they have been seen so much as knocking at her door.   (source)
  • I have wandered here many days; the caves of ice, which I only do not fear, are a dwelling to me, and the only one which man does not grudge.   (source)
  • In this little lonesome dwelling, with some slender means that she possessed, and by the licence of the magistrates, who still kept an inquisitorial watch over her, Hester established herself, with her infant child.   (source)
  • As time passed away I became more calm; misery had her dwelling in my heart, but I no longer talked in the same incoherent manner of my own crimes; sufficient for me was the consciousness of them.   (source)
    dwelling = home (figurative)
  • Having thus arranged my dwelling and carpeted it with clean straw, I retired, for I saw the figure of a man at a distance, and I remembered too well my treatment the night before to trust myself in his power.   (source)
    dwelling = home
  • In any case, most Wizarding dwellings are magically protected from unwanted Apparators.†   (source)
  • A cluster of crude stone dwellings stained with algae loomed suddenly out of the gloom on all sides.†   (source)
  • There, great fires engulfed clusters of dwellings.†   (source)
  • All but four servants have been asked to remain in the dorms or dwellings.†   (source)
  • They passed by the humblest dwellings and an array of well-made adobe homes and apartment buildings.†   (source)
  • Smoke rose from cooking fires at a few dwellings dotted here and there.†   (source)
  • That is the fairest of all the dwellings of my people.†   (source)
  • The structure was at least three times as high and many times wider than any of the other dwellings.†   (source)
  • He could see now that the dwellings must have been made out of the forest's colored trees.†   (source)
  • Orophin has now gone in haste back to our dwellings to warn our people.†   (source)
  • And all the lands that you see, and those that lie round about them, shall be dwellings of Men.†   (source)
  • But it was clear that they were dwellings, not merely formations carved by water.†   (source)
  • For this House has become to me of all dwellings the most blessed.†   (source)
  • They searched two galleries after lunch, found more dwellings.†   (source)
  • Filling the depth of the gallery, not seen from below, was terrace on terrace of cliff dwellings.†   (source)
  • I'd like to appeal to all our listeners to emulate their example, perhaps by casting a protective charm over any Muggle dwellings in your street.†   (source)
  • Harry sped on, staring around, and soon the dwellings became more numerous; there were gardens of weed around some of them, and he even saw a pet grindylow tied to a stake outside one door.†   (source)
  • Dwellings were sacred.†   (source)
  • The woman explained that the houses in the Victorian district were mostly wood-frame dwellings, which meant that the fire insurance was very high and that the houses had to be repainted every three years or so because the intense humidity made the paint peel quickly.†   (source)
  • From where he sat, Cange looked like a collection of small dwellings scattered in no particular pattern on the side of an almost treeless mountain.†   (source)
  • One of the dwellings was a small shop.†   (source)
  • There were no sewers up there, the only bathrooms secluded places among the boulders above the last dwellings.†   (source)
  • Père Lafontant's wife, Mamito, the matriarch of Zanmi Lasante, had supervised a home improvement project, distributing materials that Tom White had paid for and quietly arranging for the reconstruction of the worst of the dwellings.†   (source)
  • We see signs of houses in the distance, test dwellings blown off their foundations with people still inside, mannequins, and products on the shelves where they'd been placed maybe forty years ago—American brands, the driver says.†   (source)
  • The houses line smooth black streets, prim rows of postcard-pretty dwellings, coiffed and manicured from curb to chimney.†   (source)
  • However, it has only been in the last decade and a half, ever since Morzan died, that we have dared return to Tarnag and other of our ancient dwellings.†   (source)
  • Thrice as far as the dwellings of King Theoden, and they are more than a hundred miles east from here, as the messengers of Mordor fly.†   (source)
  • Their simple mud dwellings were only temporary, a necessity mandated by the need to build so many houses in a short period of time.†   (source)
  • The sugar-cube dwellings of Thera were still pink with the sunrise when Natalie and Miranda Ward stepped into the quiet street at seven fifteen.†   (source)
  • Upon searching the two dwellings, the SEALs discovered a plethora of intelligence that would dispel any lingering  doubt that al Qaeda was present in Iraq and that both bomb-making materials and bombers had come from Iran.†   (source)
  • He had passed the last town three weeks before, and since then there had only been the deserted coach track and an occasional huddle of border dwellers' sod dwellings.†   (source)
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  • We dwell on them anyway, though.†   (source)
  • He thought he might gag if he dwelt on its taste.†   (source)
  • They were usually pictured peeking from behind their lace curtains to see the comings and goings of the apartment dwellers.†   (source)
  • Alpha Centauri became Mount Olympus in space, the dwelling place of the gods; and so the Trisolaran religion—which really had nothing to do with religion on Trisolaris—was born.†   (source)
  • Through those caverns where ghostly shadows dwell, Odysseus had his Tiresias just as Dante had his Virgil.†   (source)
  • A dwelling long neglected.†   (source)
  • Tree-dwelling aquatic rodents?†   (source)
  • Most city dwellers bought their food at the marketplace.†   (source)
  • The men responded, "She has her dwelling in eternity!"†   (source)
  • The largest number in any dwelling in Britain, I believe.†   (source)
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  • The defense wants you to dwell on the character of Richard "Bobo" Evans.†   (source)
  • Then he became fully aware of the throbbing pain that consumed his body, dwelling in every last molecule.†   (source)
  • That's the thing you don't know about children unless you have them—bath time, Lego, and fish fingers don't allow you to dwell on tragedy for too long.†   (source)
  • He still felt like a dolt, but he preferred not to dwell on the feeling.†   (source)
  • She didn't seem to want to dwell on the subject.†   (source)
  • Very quietly my granddad said, "You can't dwell on what might have been, Bryce."†   (source)
  • If I had thought about it, if I had dwelt on it, if I had become depressed and imagined the worst, then the worst would have happened.†   (source)
  • I mean, my sister had become a humanoid underground dweller.†   (source)
  • Don't dwell on them too much.†   (source)
  • Pete was angry, too, and he encouraged her to dwell on it.†   (source)
  • What would his fellow mountain-dwellers say if they could see him now?†   (source)
  • I also wondered a bit why the villagers were so kind to us, but I didn't dwell on these thoughts, because I wanted to enjoy myself.†   (source)
  • I'm too afraid to dwell on the thought.†   (source)
  • Why would Dan Needham want to dwell on my mother's romantic past?†   (source)
  • I'm not going to dwell on this.†   (source)
  • "There's hope for me yet!" says Etienne, and laughs, and Marie-Laure is reminded that her great-uncle was not always so fearful, that he had a life before this war and before the last one too; that he was once a young man who dwelled in the world and loved it as she does.†   (source)
  • They dwell on the same inconvenient truths that landed Tank on the dissection table.†   (source)
  • To constantly dwell on what might happen would totally suck the joy out of the sport.†   (source)
  • For years he had dwelled on that walk across the park.†   (source)
  • Slowly, he traces his fingers across his wrist, dwelling on a long-ago memory.†   (source)
  • But that would not be"—she looks around at us slowly, dwelling on each somber face—"Christian.†   (source)
  • They stood on a high hill that had never been cleared for houses and on which a few old farmers still dwelled.†   (source)
  • I try not to dwell on the things I don't have.†   (source)
  • As you know, long-term loop dwellers can but dip their toes into the present lest they wither and die.†   (source)
  • Under the sink, I also found a tub of Vaseline so big that it could have only had one possible use, which I didn't care to dwell on.†   (source)
  • Instead of dwelling on the past, I maintained the same focus that I had taught myself years ago in the garage, knowing the good Lord was always over my shoulder, giving me quiet encouragement and strength when I needed it most.†   (source)
  • But there had been no time to dwell on this worry.†   (source)
  • Only the children of the forest dwelt in the lands we now call the Seven Kingdoms.†   (source)
  • We still get to keep it since officially it's the designated dwelling of my mother and sister.†   (source)
  • He seemed to realize how she was feeling, but before she could dwell on it, he changed the subject.†   (source)
  • They found me through the ansible, followed it and dwelt in my mind.†   (source)
  • There was no point dwelling on my unreasoning horror of a large public wedding—enclosed spaces, claustrophobia, sudden movements, phobic triggers everywhere, for some reason the subway didn't bother me so much it had more to do with crowded buildings, always expecting something to happen, the puff of smoke, the fast-running man at the crowd's margin, I couldn't even bear being in a movie theater if there were more than ten or fifteen people in it, I would turn around with my fully paid…†   (source)
  • In another context this insight would have been depressing, but I was too preoccupied with the weather to dwell on it.†   (source)
  • I don't think it'll do any of us any good for you to dwell on it.†   (source)
  • Eventually it settled on the surface dweller.†   (source)
  • A month ago, one of the camp dwellers saw a man's body float past.†   (source)
  • Most dwarves prefer to dwell under Tronjheim and Farthen Dur in the caverns and passageways that riddle the rock.†   (source)
  • Fufu nsala is a forest-dwelling, red-headed rat that runs from sunlight.†   (source)
  • I could have dwelt here.†   (source)
  • Let him dwell on the answer.†   (source)
  • There are 128,573 motile isles big enough to build a dwelling on.†   (source)
  • I was trying not to dwell too much on that fact.†   (source)
  • But, because the Olinka swore they would never live in a dwelling not covered by their God, Roofleaf, the builders left these barracks uncovered.†   (source)
  • They were all stuck dwelling on what other people couldn't do.†   (source)
  • The smell is fiendish, and it pervades the entire dwelling.†   (source)
  • I was a good twenty miles from home, at least eight or nine miles from any kind of farm or dwelling.†   (source)
  • A city-dwelling night rider unfamiliar with the remote area might have missed the turnoff in the dark, but Booth rode confidently ahead.†   (source)
  • That the water came from the county and not the famous village was a subtlety upon which Burnham and McElroy did not dwell.†   (source)
  • The story is so rich and full, the pain and redemption so compelling, the language so wonderful throughout, I didn't need to dwell on the last line for several readings.†   (source)
  • He kept the ribbon; the skin smell nagged him, and his weakened marrow made him dwell on Baby Suggs' wish to consider what in the world was harmless.†   (source)
  • I don't let my mind go any further; don't dwell on what Judd would want for Shiloh, or even whether he'd sell.†   (source)
  • In the ordinary hours of life I try not to dwell on it, but now and then, when I'm reading a newspaper or just sitting alone in a room, I'll look up and see the young man coming out of the morning fog.†   (source)
  • Mohammed's incredible rise and premature passing had shaped the trajectory of Zeitoun's family in general and of Abdulrahman in particular, but he didn't like to dwell on it.†   (source)
  • Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven.†   (source)
  • In his view, good ranchers did far less damage to the land than city-dwellers.†   (source)
  • Her eyes held no reflection but the lamp on the bed-table, twice reflected, dwelling faintly in each.†   (source)
  • The bikers rushed around, some jumped over trash cans and others tripped into the dwelling.†   (source)
  • Mom was never one to let me dwell on the parts of me I didn't like.†   (source)
  • You don't dwell on the negative.†   (source)
  • She dwelled on the long years Ammu would be put away because of them.†   (source)
  • She might have thought they were farmers, since they looked more sunburned, lean, and rawboned than your average city-dweller, or maybe she would have taken them for a biker gang.†   (source)
  • There seems little point in dwelling on the matter.†   (source)
  • And for sure, I do not dwell in the future you visualize or imagine.†   (source)
  • Perhaps I don't want to dwell on who might have seen me back in the trees.†   (source)
  • To really fear something you have to dwell on it.†   (source)
  • At about this time, Karr noticed that New York's population of addled street dwellers was exploding.†   (source)
  • I bite my lip, hard, and try not to think, try not to dwell on the cold feeling that surrounds my chest and the weight that hangs over my head.†   (source)
  • " 'I shall go unto the rebellious that dwell in the dry land,' " Halleck intoned.†   (source)
  • His attitude amazed me, but I didn't dwell on it.†   (source)
  • Phaedrus' rages aren't, and it becomes part of my obligation to dwell on these.†   (source)
  • And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them.†   (source)
  • An apartment dweller, for instance, probably wouldn't do well with a Saint Bernard.†   (source)
  • Sartre was describing the twentieth-century city dweller.†   (source)
  • I didn't know it at the time, but this was a very typical dwelling for the section of Kyoto in which it stood.†   (source)
  • There was that urban-dweller wistfulness in her voice.†   (source)
  • At one o'clock in the morning, my little brother, who in my lonely days of inferno dwelling had protected me from goblins, gnomes, gremlins and devils, was leaving home.†   (source)
  • Hedeby's new parsonage was quite an ordinary modern dwelling a few minutes' walk from the church.†   (source)
  • I was glad; I didn't want to dwell on Sam.†   (source)
  • It doesn't do any good to dwell on it.†   (source)
  • After the torture was done, when the albino had finished tending his slashes or burns or breaks, when he was alone in the giant cage, he sent his brain to Buttercup, and there it dwelled.†   (source)
  • And to prevent it complaining and begging for food, he stopped thinking about the camp and let his mind dwell on the letter he'd soon be writing home.†   (source)
  • Not wanting to dwell on the insanity idea, I concentrated on my original argument.†   (source)
  • And as was not uncommon when he was thus afflicted, he dwelt upon a possibility that had for him "tremendous fascination" : suicide.†   (source)
  • I tried not to dwell on the event.†   (source)
  • I try not to dwell on it, the dirty job I'm doing for the Blood.†   (source)
  • More precisely and literally, it was Yves who had come to live with him, but each was, for the other, the dwelling place that each had despaired of finding.†   (source)
  • Ch'idzigyaak sighed deeply, trying not to dwell on those dark thoughts, and concentrated instead on tending the fire without waking her sleeping companion.†   (source)
  • The Illustrated Man looked left, found no pleasure in the Skeleton, who simply looked thinner; found no pleasure looking right to a Dwarf who blandly dwelt in squashed idiot madness.†   (source)
  • I did not dwell on the prospect of my release, but on all the many things I had to do before then.†   (source)
  • I do not like to dwell on the past.†   (source)
  • I'm only a cave-dwelling charlatan.†   (source)
  • She appraises their dwelling.†   (source)
  • One was the master of the earth, or at least believed himself to be, and the other was a nimble dweller in trees, a cousin of the master of the earth.†   (source)
  • Having never seen them in his time living in a windowless dwelling in Somalia or his makeshift shelter at a Kenyan refugee camp, he had no idea how they worked or what they did.†   (source)
  • There is nothing like bad weather to reveal the shortcomings of a dwelling, particularly if it is too small.†   (source)
  • They seemed the embodiment of the kind of young thug feared by nearly all urban-dwellers, and the mysterious gunman who shot them down seemed like an avenging angel.†   (source)
  • The mountain dweller is a mental creature.†   (source)
  • Now, I might have dwelled on the explicit irony of this last one, but the onscreen me was already moving on.†   (source)
  • Without science I was just another stimulus-response cave dweller howling at the moon.†   (source)
  • In those times when we yearn to have more in our lives, we should dwell on the things we already have.†   (source)
  • But the names that replaced them in 2000 weren't bottom dwellers.†   (source)
  • The intelligence officers had dismissed the danger implicit in their mission—no sense dwelling on that—and were speculating on what they might find aboard an honest-to-God Russian submarine.†   (source)
  • It was a nightly affair, and one no city dweller could ever take notice of, amidst sodium and neon lights.†   (source)
  • NEWT'S MIND had begun to dwell on the north for long stretches.†   (source)
  • The idea was to create programs like China's old "barefoot doctors" or Sri Lanka's network of midwives, because this would be much more cost-effective than training doctors (who in any case would probably serve only city-dwellers).†   (source)
  • Impov-erished mountain-dwelling Mexicans, who usually got around on wormy little burros, were soon cantering through town in high style, straddling blue-blooded Thoroughbreds worth a lifetime of their income.†   (source)
  • It was a wave of glamour pouring into the Crib that probably left everyone there, from the working class to the office dwellers, slightly lightheaded.†   (source)
  • Our history class also dwelled mainly on China, but here I found the rise and fall of the different Chinese dynasties fascinating, especially the Tang and Ming dynasties with their great art, crafts, porcelain, medicine and splendid poetry.†   (source)
  • CHAPTER 5 580 LETTERS, ONE CHECK Let sorrowful longing dwell in your heart.†   (source)
  • It means to occupy, dwell, reside, populate, squat, live.†   (source)
  • One of the first items she unpacked in their new dwelling was a copy of the photo.†   (source)
  • In a week you will, I think bitterly, but I won't dwell on that now 10:45 AM.†   (source)
  • 'Here dwell Celeborn and Galadriel,' said Haldir.†   (source)
  • "But let's not dwell on the past."†   (source)
  • If she remembered her screams in the fire she did not care to dwell on them.†   (source)
  • In the past few days she had begun to dwell on the idea of death, which she feared less than the pain and humiliation she would have to face that night.†   (source)
  • The colonel dwelt in a vortex of specialists who were still specializing in trying to determine what was troubling him.†   (source)
  • I thought I would never forgive Snow Flower, but instead of dwelling on that my mind tumbled with the realization that my laotong's womb had betrayed her again and that the tumor inside her must have been growing for many years.†   (source)
  • Although we are both lilum—those who dwell in the Absolute Darkness—I am something entirely more evolved.†   (source)
  • He's past all that now, no longer dwelling on his fear.†   (source)
  • I didn't dwell at my birth mother's grave.†   (source)
  • As his eyes adjusted to the incredible scene, he saw a door open from a dwelling far below.†   (source)
  • May your rest be this day in peace, and your dwelling place in the Paradise of God.†   (source)
  • When they resumed, Stillman Rush took the handoff and dwelled on Simeon, whose family was more complicated.†   (source)
  • It has come to dwell among us.†   (source)
  • Shucks, they're cellar-dwellers," said Stitch.†   (source)
  • We can't be toddlers or teenagers forever, and there's too much out there to experience to make me want to dwell too much in the past.†   (source)
  • The space-dwelling nations of Shis'urna divided the universe into three parts.†   (source)
  • It has rats and roaches, and it's far, far too expensive a dwelling.†   (source)

  • "No point in dwelling on this," Stone said.†   (source)
  • It wasn't, she had to admit, the most pleasant way of passing the time; there was a certain amount of aarghaarghaargh about it if you let your mind dwell on it, but at least the old woman wasn't chewing food for her.†   (source)
  • But then he had little time to dwell on such matters.†   (source)
  • But he just said nawwwwww, he didn't like to dwell on it, that I should thank the Lord I never had to go.†   (source)
  • He would not dwell on it.†   (source)
  • This time, I did not have many hours to dwell on these troubling questions.†   (source)
  • But curiously it kept him sane and, more important, too busy to dwell too much on how he missed Grace and Annie.†   (source)
  • When he passed, the people on the beach saw a tormented man, and they were all city dwellers who understood the danger of tormented men.†   (source)
  • The pace of operations made it hard to dwell on the past.†   (source)
  • The winter was gone, earth's breast was fair, and the exiled Hengest was eager to go, unwilling guest from the dwelling.†   (source)
  • Her eyes dwelt reprovingly and curiously on the white-suited figure.†   (source)
  • Dwell again.†   (source)
  • Since Nick showed no sign of stirring, Max leaned back and flipped open his booklet: Lymrill (also known as: Kingmaker and Roland's Folly) Mystic tree-dwelling mammal found in Central and Western Europe.†   (source)
  • When you're sitting in Miami, waiting for the final game of the entire football season, with nothing to do but sit around and check out Thursday-afternoon television while trying not to dwell on the game that night I decided to have an impromptu Bible study and called as many guys as would fit into our room, including Pastor Lindsey (Lindsey Seals), the Ocala minister who served as our team chaplain.†   (source)
  • She calls their squalid new dwelling a "pigsty."†   (source)
  • She shrugged, in sign of changing the subject; Dagny Taggart was a person on whom she did not care to dwell.†   (source)
  • Today, it is becoming common for city dwellers in the Deep South to pronounce their "r"s.†   (source)
  • Still, even those who leave town to make a new dwelling elsewhere like to be remembered by what they leave behind.†   (source)
  • I druther live in the past than dwell on that part of the future.†   (source)
  • Not that she was going to dwell on that.†   (source)
  • It seemed that I had to dive down through the waters of history even to glimpse these brilliant gouramis and golden carp who dwelled so easily in the distilled fathoms of their heritage.†   (source)
  • Lelia and I tended to dwell in the corners, along the periphery.†   (source)
  • No one had ever talked to you like that before, but you don't dwell on it now—you don't think about how good it made you feel to have another person say "I like you.†   (source)
  • The nearest village, Bucktown, was little more than a settlement composed of post office, church, crossroads store, and eight or ten dwelling houses.†   (source)
  • But he is sick of the brooding, sick of dwelling, nothing gets spoken, nothing resolved, circles and more circles.†   (source)
  • He also suggested Mrs. Davies's boardinghouse as a dwelling place, which Junior was glad to hear about because he'd been staying at a sailors' hotel down near the harbor where they expected him to sing hymns every evening.†   (source)
  • I won't dwell on this objection.†   (source)
  • And a surface dweller as well!†   (source)
  • Don't dwell on it, Nadine.†   (source)
  • " I wanted to say that names don't dwell, people do.†   (source)
  • I was still shaken, still afraid of what Lucas was capable of, but thanks to Ben, dwelling on woes wasn't one of my strong suits.†   (source)
  • Then as now, most Loonies knew nothing about astronomy—we're cave dwellers, we go up to surface only when necessary.†   (source)
  • When did they realize that a town like this was their destiny that if they drew out the line of their past it would pass through this point, that however it curved afterward, for some time they would dwell in a house like one of these, with a yard and garage?†   (source)
  • They had a good man working for them then, an Apache guy from White River, and he was probably the best sheepherder they ever had; but whenever she wanted to persuade Josiah to go check up on things, she would go into a long history of what the Apaches had done to the Pueblo people, dwelling especially on Geronimo.†   (source)
  • The crux of that problem involves an ongoing partition of the island between British and Irish jurisdictions, and an equally persistent partition of the affections in Northern Ireland between the British and Irish heritages; but surely every dweller in the country must hope that the governments involved in its governance can devise institutions which will allow that partition to become a bit more like the net on a tennis court, a demarcation allowing for agile give-and-take, for…†   (source)
  • The dwelling houses, the machine shop, the garden and the loading floats, made a double row, all enclosed by boom-sticks, joined end to end with chains.†   (source)
  • Randy possessed a country dweller's keen sense of smell.†   (source)
  • Some of the more eccentric dwelling-places provided the few items of excitement in the news.†   (source)
  • …and the syncopated tonguing of a cavity, about his freshman calculus; "dt," God help this old tattooed man, meant also a time differential, a vanishingly small instant in which change had to be confronted at last for what it was, where it could no longer disguise itself as something innocuous like an average rate; where velocity dwelled in the projectile though the projectile be frozen in midflight, where death dwelled in the cell though the cell be looked in on at its most quick.†   (source)
  • This enhanced my sense of dwelling in a dream.†   (source)
  • I do not intend to dwell long on Texas.†   (source)
  • The people were different from surface dwellers.†   (source)
  • They resume their inspection, dwell on the face.†   (source)
  • And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the East of Eden.†   (source)
  • Then his father realized that even now Siddhartha no longer dwelt with him in his home, that he had already left him.†   (source)
  • God's Spirit has a dwelling in you, don't you know?†   (source)
  • Rincon is a Spanish word meaning a corner, a nook, a cozy place, a dwelling, or a remote place.†   (source)
  • It reminded her of The wolf shall dwell with the lamb and Though your sins be as scarlet, and she felt safe and strong.†   (source)
  • Leamas didn't dwell on that possibility.†   (source)
  • Man dreamed the prehistoric dreams of the cave dweller.†   (source)
  • The head, the hand, dwelt in completion, immutable, indestructible: motionless.†   (source)
  • As it grew dark we lit the tapers and wicks and encircled our dwelling with light.†   (source)
  • This great rich, restless country can offer opportunity and education and hope to all--all, black and white, North and South, sharecropper and city dweller.†   (source)
  • Instead of speaking of the possibility or utility of secession, instead of dwelling in those caverns of darkness, …. let us enjoy the fresh air of liberty and union…… Let us make our generation one of the strongest and brightest links in that golden chain which is destined, I fondly believe, to grapple the people of all the states to this Constitution for ages to come.†   (source)
  • Both respectable and merciful, their hides, she thought, forcing herself to dwell on the alligator as she looked back.†   (source)
  • Life in any such multiple dwelling was life in an inferno of naked emotion for an Esper.†   (source)
  • That little box of a house—it was forgivable as a temporary dwelling, but not to live in permanently.†   (source)
  • It might have looked beautiful, had she not known what corruption and filth dwelt within it.†   (source)
  • The article had dwelt upon the stupendous implications for the breeding of livestock.†   (source)
  • So whenever he dwelt on the idea of questioning Edgar again, his spirits lifted.†   (source)
  • And sentences like The gods dwelt in a wonderful and beautiful realm!†   (source)
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