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inhabitant
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

5 uses
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Definition
a person who lives in a particular place
  • It was an interesting event to the younger inhabitants of Marlott, though its real interest was not observed by the participators in the ceremony.
    1 — The Maiden (8% in)
  • As there were no men in the company, the girls danced at first with each other, but when the hour for the close of labour drew on, the masculine inhabitants of the village, together with other idlers and pedestrians, gathered round the spot, and appeared inclined to negotiate for a partner.
    1 — The Maiden (13% in)
  • In a large bedroom upstairs, the window of which was thickly curtained with a great woollen shawl lately discarded by the landlady, Mrs Rolliver, were gathered on this evening nearly a dozen persons, all seeking beatitude; all old inhabitants of the nearer end of Marlott, and frequenters of this retreat.
    1 — The Maiden (26% in)
  • The Vale of Blackmoor was to her the world, and its inhabitants the races thereof.
    1 — The Maiden (43% in)
  • She had been told that, rough and brutal as they seemed just then, they were not like this all the year round, but were, in fact, quite civil persons save during certain weeks of autumn and winter, when, like the inhabitants of the Malay Peninsula, they ran amuck, and made it their purpose to destroy life—in this case harmless feathered creatures, brought into being by artificial means solely to gratify these propensities—at once so unmannerly and so unchivalrous towards their weaker...
    5 — The Woman Pays (67% in)

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