from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. A past tense and a past participle of dwell.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of dwell.
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- of dwell.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit and past participle of dwell.
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"Not far from where my father lives, _a lady_, a neighbour by, blest with as great a _beauty_ as nature durst bestow without _undoing_, dwelt, and most happily, as I thought then, and blest the house a thousand times she _dwelt in_.
The word, "dwelt," is consistent with any indefinite length of time.
Ispahán, a city hight the Green City, wherein dwelt a King named
Meanwhile Zayn al-Mawasif and her women drave on with all diligence till they were far distant from the city and it so fortuned that they came to a convent by the way, wherein dwelt a Prior called Danis and forty monks. 368 When the Prior saw her beauty, he went out to her and invited her to alight, saying, “Rest with us ten days and after wend your ways.”
Which in my spirit dwelt is fluttering, faint, and low.
Go ye to my place in Silo, where my name dwelt from the beginning: and see what I did to it for the wickedness of my people
Go ye to my place in Silo, where my name dwelt from the beginning: and see what I did to it for the wickedness of my people Israel:
In the time of Caesar many other tribes of Gaulish origin dwelt along the course of the Danube, who could not long resist the attacks of the Suevi.
He "dwelt" -- we would prefer to say "lived" -- in Egypt all his days.
Now hard by the hermit’s hill was a village wherein dwelt a pious man, who knew not the other’s station, till one night he heard in a dream a Voice saying to him, “In such a place near to thee is a devout man: go thou to him and be at his command!”