1 Good brother," replied the inhabitant of the hermitage, "it has pleased Our Lady and St Dunstan to destine me for the object of those virtues, instead of the exercise thereof.
2 I burst in upon them, and the fashion of my grave-clothes, as well as the clanking of my chains, made me more resemble an inhabitant of the other world than of this.
3 She had tears for every room in the house, much more for every beloved inhabitant.
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4 He was not, as the other traveller seemed to be, a savage inhabitant of some undiscovered island, but a European.
5 But through the remainder of Hester's life there were indications that the recluse of the scarlet letter was the object of love and interest with some inhabitant of another land.
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6 However, by dint of beating about a little in the dark, and now and then knocking up a peaceable inhabitant to inquire the way, we at last came to something which there was no mistaking.
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7 It was like encountering an inhabitant of the fourth dimension of space, a being who was free from all one's own limitations.
8 The old woman, who was the only inhabitant of the house except himself, always went to bed at nightfall, so that she might not burn out her candles.
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9 The light was extinguished, sometimes the inhabitant was killed.
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10 It asserted its own tranquillity, which seemed a pledge of equal quiet to its former inhabitant.
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11 So I sent two of my company with an attendant to find out what sort of people the inhabitants were.
12 They returned, therefore, in good spirits to Longbourn, the village where they lived, and of which they were the principal inhabitants.
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13 Elizabeth smiled at the recollection of all that she had heard of its inhabitants.
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14 They had nothing to accuse him of but pride; pride he probably had, and if not, it would certainly be imputed by the inhabitants of a small market-town where the family did not visit.
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15 He began to put questions concerning his new home, and its inhabitants, with greater interest and liveliness.
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