This, too, is a matter of inquiry, whether we shall say that a city is the same while it is inhabited by the same race of men, though some of them are perpetually dying, others coming into the world, as we say that a river or a fountain is the same, though the waters are continually changing; or when a revolution takes place shall we
If this is true, it is evident, that when we speak of a city as being the same we refer to the government there established; and this, whether it is called by the same name or any other, or inhabited by the same men or different.
I ask the honorable commission, if the moon is not habitable, has she ever been inhabited
, Citizen Barbicane?"
Barbicane, therefore, hastened to get in a word, and began by asking his new friend whether he thought that the moon and the planets were inhabited
It would be difficult to find another portion of the world, of the same extent, which has so little useless land as the inhabited
parts of the American Union.
The kingdom is a peninsula, terminated to the north-east by a ridge of mountains thirty miles high, which are altogether impassable, by reason of the volcanoes upon the tops: neither do the most learned know what sort of mortals inhabit beyond those mountains, or whether they be inhabited
On the same day we proceeded to the palace inhabited
by Lord Montbarry at the time of his last illness and death.
As the larger ground-feeding birds seldom take flight except to escape danger, I believe that the nearly wingless condition of several birds, which now inhabit or have lately inhabited
several oceanic islands, tenanted by no beast of prey, has been caused by disuse.
a deep pond, far removed from public view; the other lived in a gully containing little water, and traversed by a country road.
These men painted that hideous wilderness in charming colours, told us that we should find a country watered with navigable rivers, and inhabited
by a people that would either inform us of the way, or accompany us in it.
The country was evidently habitable and inhabited
. Troops of hippopotami could be seen disporting themselves in the forests of reeds, or plunging beneath the whitish waters of the lake.
The river abounded with geese and ducks, and there were signs of its being inhabited
by beaver and otters: indeed they were now approaching regions where these animals, the great objects of the fur trade, are said to abound.