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  • "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
  • This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to. — “Housing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • An underground house in Coober Pedy, South Australia. Underground living refers simply to living below the ground's surface, would be built levels for habitation, all looking in toward a hollow. — “Underground living - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Nevertheless they are supposed to have local habitations and cities wherein they dwell, though these are as unsubstantial as their inhabitants; they are even thought to eat and drink some thin ambrosial sustenance, and generally to be capable of doing whatever mankind can do, only after a visionary ghostly fashion as in a dream. — “Erewhon” by Samuel Butler
  • It is very likely that this extreme irruption and inundation of water made wonderful changes and alterations in the habitations of the earth, as 'tis said that the sea then divided Sicily from Italy–... — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • All round the outside fence stood a row of huts, which were the habitations of the king's wives. — “King Solomon's Mines” by H Rider Haggard
  • But I, by my arts and by the arts of those dead men of Kôr which I have learned, have held thee back, oh Kallikrates, from the dust, that the waxen stamp of beauty on thy face should ever rest before mine eye. 'Twas a mask that memory might fill, serving to fashion out thy presence from the past, and give it strength to wander in the habitations of my thought, clad in a mummery of life that stayed my appetite with visions of dead days. — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard
  • The Poet here gives a description of the court of heaven; and supposing the galaxy, or Milky Way, to be the great road to the palace of Jupiter, places the habitations of the Gods on each side of it, and adjoining the palace itself. — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • But only if the son of Phœbus were viewing with his eyes this light, could she come, having left the darksome habitations and the gates of Pluto: for he raised up the dead, before that the stroke of the lightning's fire hurled by Jove destroyed him. — “Medea” by Euripides

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