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  • This article is within the scope of the WikiProject Philosophy, which collaborates on articles related to philosophy. In this edit I changed habited > inhabited on the grounds that I believe it's just wrong in current English. — “Talk:Multiperspectivalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • My grandmother was mestizo or "mixed-blood" with Coree, Coharie, Waccamaw, and Cape Fear Most, if not all, of the so-called "uninhabited" areas in North Carolina were in-fact "habited" by tribes including: Coree, Neusiok, Waccamaw, Cape Fear Indians, Cheraw, Bear River Indian, and many, many, many. — “Portal talk:Indigenous peoples of North America/Languages”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Dexter, a udaller habited of the fifteenth century, and, sinister, a unicorn argent, armed, maned and unguled The coat of arms of Orkney was adopted on 3 March 1975 and is among the oldest of those of the Scottish Council Areas, as the Orkney Islands Council was unaffected by the 1996 local. — “Coat of arms of Orkney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Some–the more well-to-do, no doubt–wore short, open, black silk dresses, under a hood or modest shawl; others were habited in Indian fashion. — “Around the World in Eighty Days” by Jules Verne
  • She was habited exactly as She had described the Spectre. — “The Monk” by Matthew Lewis
  • They marched in procession thus habited and heard a very pathetic sermon, followed by fine church music. — “Candide” by Voltaire
  • In general the noise was great, though not disagreeable; sometimes a bell rang and there was comparative silence, while a curtain drew up at the further end of the room, opposite to the entrance, and where there was a theatre, the stage raised at a due elevation, and adorned with side scenes from which issued a lady in a fancy dress who sang a favourite ballad; or a gentleman elaborately habited in a farmer's costume of the old comedy, a bob-wig, silver buttons and buckles, and blue stockings, and who favoured the company with that melancholy effusion called a comic song. — “Sybil” by Benjamin Disraeli
  • All were habited in new winter apparel, and looked fresh and blooming. — “The Tale of Genji” by Murasaki Shikibu
  • All the men and maids of the house, the old women of the Alms House, whom the elder Sir Pitt had cheated out of a great portion of their due, the parish clerk's family, and the special retainers of both Hall and Rectory were habited in sable; added to these, the undertaker's men, at least a score, with crapes and hatbands, and who made goodly show when the great burying show took place–but these are mute personages in our drama; and having nothing to do or say, need occupy a very little space here. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray

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