What is abode?

  • (noun): Any address at which you dwell more than temporarily.
    Synonyms: residence
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Famous quotes containing the word abode:

    Et in Arcadia ego.
    [I too am in Arcadia.]
    Anonymous, Anonymous.

    Tomb inscription, appearing in classical paintings by Guercino and Poussin, among others. The words probably mean that even the most ideal earthly lives are mortal. Arcadia, a mountainous region in the central Peloponnese, Greece, was the rustic abode of Pan, depicted in literature and art as a land of innocence and ease, and was the title of Sir Philip Sidney’s pastoral romance (1590)

    The soul of Adonais, like a star,
    Beacons from the abode where the Eternal are.
    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

    A garden has this advantage, that it makes it indifferent where you live. A well-laid garden makes the face of the country of no account; let that be low or high, grand or mean, you have made a beautiful abode worthy of man.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)