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dwell
used in Of Human Bondage

16 uses
  • His recollection dwelt now and then on old friends, but he made no effort to see them.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (45% in)
  • When the shopping was done they often went down a side street of little houses, mostly of wood, in which fishermen dwelt (and here and there a fisherman sat on his doorstep mending his nets, and nets hung to dry upon the doors), till they came to a small beach, shut in on each side by warehouses, but with a view of the sea.
    5-6 — Chapters 5-6 (76% in)
  • Hayward sought his acquaintance; but Philip had an unfortunate trait: from shyness or from some atavistic inheritance of the cave-dweller, he always disliked people on first acquaintance; and it was not till he became used to them that he got over his first impression.
    25-26 — Chapters 25-26 (50% in)
  • You seemed to dwell in a room where the night before an orgy had taken place: the windows had not been opened in the morning; the air was foul with the dregs of beer, and stale smoke, and flaring gas.
    29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (9% in)
  • At Julian's and at the Beaux Arts a French student was looked upon with disfavour by his fellow-countrymen when he consorted with foreigners, and it was difficult for an Englishman to know more than quite superficially any native inhabitants of the city in which he dwelt.
    47-48 — Chapters 47-48 (84% in)
  • He looked into her eyes, and he dwelt on every perfection of her pale cheek.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (27% in)
  • He looked at the patronne sitting behind the counter, and his eye dwelt on a red feather one of the diners wore in her hat.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (35% in)
  • Each day his thoughts dwelt less on Mildred.
    65-66 — Chapters 65-66 (0% in)
  • He dwelt amorously on every detail of her appearance, and Griffiths knew exactly how her thin hands were shaped and how white her face was, and he laughed at Philip when he talked of the charm of her pale, thin lips.
    73-74 — Chapters 73-74 (38% in)
  • Constantly now at the back of his mind was the thought of doing away with himself, but he used all the strength he had not to dwell on it, because he was afraid the temptation would get hold of him so that he would not be able to help himself.
    99-100 — Chapters 99-100 (90% in)
  • Philip fancied that it was by way of precaution, in case he asked for money, that his uncle kept dwelling on the financial calls upon him.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (59% in)
  • In these he passed rapidly over the year which he must spend before it was possible for him to be qualified and dwelt on the journey to Spain on which his heart was set.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (82% in)
  • The people who dwelt here lived from hand to mouth.
    113-114 — Chapters 113-114 (10% in)
  • ...from cold, for their food was not nourishing and their circulation bad; space gave them a feeling of chilliness, and they wanted to burn as little coal as need be; there was no hardship for several to sleep in one room, they preferred it; they were never alone for a moment, from the time they were born to the time they died, and loneliness oppressed them; they enjoyed the promiscuity in which they dwelt, and the constant noise of their surroundings pressed upon their ears unnoticed.
    113-114 — Chapters 113-114 (33% in)
  • His fine taste had given him an inkling that Andalusia was too soft and sensuous, a little vulgar even, to satisfy his ardour; and his imagination dwelt more willingly among the wind-swept distances of Castile and the rugged magnificence of Aragon and Leon.
    121-122 — Chapters 121-122 (30% in)
  • It was as though he had sailed for many years over a great waste of waters, with peril and privation, and at last had come upon a fair haven, but as he was about to enter, some contrary wind had arisen and drove him out again into the open sea; and because he had let his mind dwell on these soft meads and pleasant woods of the land, the vast deserts of the ocean filled him with anguish.
    121-122 — Chapters 121-122 (85% in)

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