HABIT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of habit
Definition:
n. established disposition of the mind or character; distinctive dress, especially of a religious order
Example:
My habit is to just stare at a long stretch of river looking for any signs of fish movement.
Sentence in Classic:
From force of habit he had written at the top of the first page the initial letters of the jesuit motto: A.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Her eyes, which were grey with a shade of green through them, had a habit of glancing upwards when she spoke with anyone, which made her look like a little perverse madonna.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
From long habit the train of thoughts ran so swiftly through my mind, that I arrived at the conclusion without being conscious of intermediate steps.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
An inspection of his chair showed me that he had been in the habit of standing on it, which of course would be necessary in order that he should reach the ventilator.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
At present it must be admitted that the odd trick is in his possession, and, as you are aware, Watson, it is not my habit to leave the game in that condition.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She still continued to tell herself that she should leave him, but she was conscious that this was impossible; it was impossible because she could not get out of the habit of regarding him as her husband and loving him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He said this from habit, lifting his brows with dignity, and reflected immediately that whatever his words might be, there could be no dignity in his position.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Since he had begun to move in the highest circles Boris had made it his habit to watch attentively all that went on around him and to note it down.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After dinner, when the footman handed coffee and from habit began with the princess, the prince suddenly grew furious, threw his stick at Philip, and instantly gave instructions to have him conscripted for the army.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On reaching Smolensk on the evening of the fourth of August he put up in the Gachina suburb across the Dnieper, at the inn kept by Ferapontov, where he had been in the habit of putting up for the last thirty years.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His horse by habit made as if to nip his leg, but Petya leaped quickly into the saddle unconscious of his own weight and, turning to look at the hussars starting in the darkness behind him, rode up to Denisov.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context