Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place of residence; an abiding-place.
- n. A place where one dwells.
“Alania did not sit at its head: that place was reserved for the room's owner, Ipsil Beruthi, a Second Lieutenant of the City and thus entitled to this grand dwelling-place on the Twelfth Tier, just two below the Captain's Quarters on the Fourteenth.”
“The common theme among those thirty-nine items called melakhot is that they were the specific actions that the Israelites undertook when the were building the mishkan, the dwelling-place for God.”
“They have remedied many of the atrocities attendant upon the irresponsible small doss-houses, and they give the workman more for his money than he ever received before; but that does not make them as habitable or wholesome as the dwelling-place of a man should be who does his work in the world.”
“But the blog title refers to my recent forays into the urban havens that so conveniently surround Princeton - I seriously think I would implode if I wasn't able to run off to a city every few weeks and listen to cars honking and watch steam escape from manholes and gaze upon lit skyscrapers note to self: easy access to London probably essential trait of future dwelling-place.”
“Then a dwelling-place was assigned her in the heavens.”
“Deserted by its inhabitants, this city was a dwelling-place for the dead, a harvest of locust-eaten crops.”
“The modern English word “hell”, meaning the dwelling-place of the dead, the underworld and/or a place of punishment after death, derives directly from its Old English counterpart “helle”.”
“And when He had thus shown them that there is truly a resurrection of the flesh, wishing to show them this also, that it is not impossible for flesh to ascend into heaven as He had said that our dwelling-place is in heaven, "He was taken up into heaven while they beheld," as He was in the flesh.”
“Only for you will I write this: when The Boy went TWO WEEKS overdue, my husband and i were having sex multiple times a DAY in hopes of lodging him from his too comfortable dwelling-place.”
“No chance of celebrating in the traditional fashion, I fear, but at least my dwelling-place is as clean as it ever gets.”
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