mode of living

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Tis true, we can offer you nothing like the gaieties of this lively place; we can tempt you neither by amusement nor splendour, for our mode of living, as you see, is plain and unpretending; yet no endeavours shall be wanting on our side to make Northanger Abbey not wholly disagreeable.
I don't pretend to be intimately acquainted with the mode of living customary in those days at Wuthering Heights: I only speak from hearsay; for I saw little.
Many of these coureurs des bois became so accustomed to the Indian mode of living, and the perfect freedom of the wilderness, that they lost relish for civilization, and identified themselves with the savages among whom they dwelt, or could only be distinguished from them by superior licentiousness.
When we consider what, to use the words of the catechism, is the chief end of man, and what are the true necessaries and means of life, it appears as if men had deliberately chosen the common mode of living because they preferred it to any other.
Hereupon, the few friends his riotous mode of living had left him, deserted him at once to a man, and were even more clamorous than his ancient and avowed enemies for his instantaneous arrest.
It was only when I took into consideration their mode of living, their scant apparel, the lack of every least luxury among them, that I was forced to admit that they were, in truth, but ignorant savages.
The Assisi Institute website defines Kriya Yoga as "a combination of meditation techniques and a contemplative/compassionate mode of living," which Bullock says is a way for laypeople to deepen their faith lives while still being in and of the material world, without withdrawing from it to practice an ascetic lifestyle.
Big data can create further surprises if resulting reports are considered a consumer or credit report, as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act very broadly to include "any written, oral, or other communication of any information by a consumer reporting agency [also broadly defined] bearing on a consumer's credit worthiness, credit standing, credit capacity, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living which is used or expected to be used or collected in whole or in part for the purpose of serving as a factor in establishing the consumer's eligibility for" credit, insurance, employment, housing, or similar decisions about consumers' eligibility for certain benefits and transactions.
There has always been a pedagogical flavor to Zittel's project, its products figuring at once as objects and object lessons'--in self-reliance, resourcefulness, sustainability, a certain modest mode of living.
The book presents Eastern philosophical concepts from Taoism and Hinduism, as discussed and promoted by Eastern philosophical theorists of communication, through the lens of a pragmatic, balanced, self-sufficient, and economical mode of living.
In seeking to address what understandings have to be generated in order for humanity to design a futural mode of living, the introduction outlines and justifies, very persuasively, the non-linearity of a narrative designed to move between the present and the necessary conditions for change.
There is no doubt that this was a peak which affected his whole life, changed his mode of living, perhaps because he had lived it so intensely, he, the dreamer who had realised his dreams, particularly as he was never again in a position to achieve them on so grand a scale.