ABODE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ABODE
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abode
 n.  act of waiting; delay; stay or continuance in a place
Classic Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
1  The suitors then returned to their singing and dancing until the evening; but when night fell upon their pleasuring they went home to bed each in his own abode.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK I
2  On this he broke up the assembly, and every man went back to his own abode, while the suitors returned to the house of Ulysses.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK II
3  This was the abode of a huge monster who was then away from home shepherding his flocks.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IX
4  Every one approved of this, and then they went home to bed each in his own abode.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIII
5  Coming near, I found the door slightly ajar; probably to admit some fresh air into the close abode of sickness.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
6  I took care she should never want for anything that could contribute to her comfort: she soon settled in her new abode, became very happy there, and made fair progress in her studies.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
7  The promised letter of thanks from Mr. Collins arrived on Tuesday, addressed to their father, and written with all the solemnity of gratitude which a twelvemonth's abode in the family might have prompted.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 23
8  Mr. Collins returned into Hertfordshire soon after it had been quitted by the Gardiners and Jane; but as he took up his abode with the Lucases, his arrival was no great inconvenience to Mrs. Bennet.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 26
9  We know how little there is to tempt anyone to our humble abode.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 38
10  Wickham indeed had gone to her on their first arrival in London, and had she been able to receive them into her house, they would have taken up their abode with her.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 52
11  But Mr. Heathcliff forms a singular contrast to his abode and style of living.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
12  His abode at the Heights was an oppression past explaining.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
13  I believe her new abode was in the south, near London; there she had a son born a few months subsequent to her escape.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
14  He surveyed the carved front and low-browed lattices, the straggling gooseberry-bushes and crooked firs, with solemn intentness, and then shook his head: his private feelings entirely disapproved of the exterior of his new abode.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
15  Beaufort had taken effectual measures to conceal himself, and it was ten months before my father discovered his abode.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence:
1  If a tenant is too dangerous to be living among the free, the state and only the state should make that determination and restrict his abode.
2  I shall take up my abode in a religious house near Lisle -- a nunnery you would call it; there I shall be quiet and unmolested.
3  On this wise he abode years and years, till it fortuned one day that he received cloth to dye from a man of wrath and sold it and spent the proceeds.
4  In May or June bees generally swarm, that is, the bees having become too numerous for the hive, a portion of them go forth to seek a new abode.