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Tulkinghorn's inhabiting, where the shepherds play on Chancery pipes that have no stop, and keep their sheep in the fold by hook and by crook until they have shorn them exceeding close, every noise is merged, this moonlight night, into a distant ringing hum, as if the city were a vast glass, vibrating.
The tribes inhabiting the region seemed excited and hostile; they manifested more anger than adoration, and evidently saw in the aeronauts only obtrusive strangers, and not condescending deities.
Then, when we rid ourselves of prejudice, or racial feeling, and look facts in the face, we must acknowledge that, notwithstanding the cruelty and moral wrong of slavery, the ten million Negroes inhabiting this country, who themselves or whose ancestors went through the school of American slavery, are in a stronger and more hopeful condition, materially, intellectually, morally, and religiously, than is true of an equal number of black people in any other portion of the globe.
The children who had learned to look for the books about Oz and who loved the stories about the gay and happy people inhabiting that favored country, were as sorry as their Historian that there would be no more books of Oz stories.
We explained that the law provided for the lapse of a certain interval of time before the payment of the sum assured, and we expressed our wish to conduct the inquiry with the most respectful consideration for her ladyship's feelings, and for the convenience of any other members of the family inhabiting the house.
In North-European mythology, a dwarfish imp inhabiting the
Who among the persons inhabiting the house at the time had poisoned Mrs.
Graham" had just arrived, and was then and there to be booked as inhabiting Room Number Seventeen.
Nevertheless, such a conclusion, even if well founded, would be unsatisfactory, until it could be shown how the innumerable species inhabiting this world have been modified, so as to acquire that perfection of structure and coadaptation which most justly excites our admiration.
I am now awaiting the day my husband walks through the door with an Oscar for inhabiting the roles of someone whose underwear and socks only leave the floor when he's wearing them; someone who doesn't know where anything is kept in the kitchen despite having lived in the house exactly as long as I have; someone who has no idea where the children's clothes are kept or how they got into the house and someone who thinks final demands and court summonses are a routine way of paying.
The members of this genus have reduced digit sizes that would not allow them to climb well; all inhabit leaf litter, and their reduced digits may be a corollary of a reduced body size required for inhabiting leaf litter and moss.
In Japan, the dolphin species has been found inhabiting waters near the Ogasawara Island chain about 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo and Amami-Oshima Island.