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  • The Unité d'Habitation (French pronunciation: [ynite dabitasjɔ̃], Housing Unit) is the The first and most famous of these buildings, also known as Cité Radieuse (radiant city). — “Unité d'Habitation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • "Habitation" redirects here. For Habitation at Port-Royal, see Habitation at Port-Royal. Dwelling, as well as being a term for a house, or for living somewhere, or for lingering somewhere, is a philosophical concept which was developed by Martin Heidegger. [edit] See also. — “Dwelling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Habitation Module for the International Space Station was intended to be the Station's main living quarters designed with galley, toilet, shower, sleep stations and medical facilities. If named and sent into space, the Habitation Module would have been berthed to Node 3, or Tranquility. — “Habitation Module - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • But anxious to find quarters for the night, they with all despatch made an end of their poor dry fare, mounted at once, and made haste to reach some habitation before night set in; but daylight and the hope of succeeding in their object failed them close by the huts of some goatherds, so they determined to pass the night there, and it was as much to Sancho's discontent not to have reached a house, as it was to his master's satisfaction to sleep under the open heaven, for he fancied that each time this happened to him he performed an act of ownership that helped to prove his chivalry. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • Then it came out that all this multifarious splendour was bequeathed in trust for me, subject to a bequest of 15,000 l . to his only brother, Silas Aylmer Ruthyn, and 3,500 l . each to the two children of his said brother; and lest any doubt should arise by reason of his, the testator's decease as to the continuance of the arrangement by way of lease under which he enjoyed his present habitation and farm, he left him the use of the mansion-house and lands of Bartram-Haugh, in the county of Derbyshire, and of the lands of so-and-so and so-and-so, adjoining thereto, in the said county, for the term of his natural life, on payment of a rent of 5 s . per annum, and subject to the like conditions as to waste, &c., as are expressed in the said lease. — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Dost see? Apollo, who, dwelling in his habitation in the midst of the earth, gives the most clear oracles to mortals, by whom we are entirely guided, whatever he may say, on him relying slew I my mother. 'Twas he who erred, not I: what could I do? Is not the God sufficient for me, who transfer the deed to him, to do away with the pollution? Whither then can any fly for succor, unless he that commanded me shall deliver me from death? But say not these things have been done "not well;" but say "not fortunately" for us who did them. — “Medea” by Euripides
  • The world had been so cheerless! My heart was a habitation large enough for many guests, but lonely and chill, and without a household fire. — “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • As soon as morning dawned I crept from my kennel, that I might view the adjacent cottage and discover if I could remain in the habitation I had found. — “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley
  • And therewithal he knew of more proverbs, Than in this world there groweth grass or herbs. "Better (quoth he) thine habitation Be with a lion, or a foul dragon, Than with a woman using for to chide. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer

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