Entering the room, they discovered through a thick cloud of tobacco smoke, a small, fat, bald-headed, dirty
, old man, in an arm-chair, robed in a tattered flannel dressing-gown, with a short pipe in his mouth, a pug-dog on his lap, and a French novel in his hands.
," replied Prince Andrew, making a grimace.
Lucy was too entirely absorbed by the evil that had befallen her,--the spoiling of her pretty best clothes, and the discomfort of being wet and dirty
,--to think much of the cause, which was entirely mysterious to her.
And I must leave all this"--he waved his arm round the dirty
garret, with its unmade bed, the clothes lying on the floor, a row of empty beer bottles against the wall, piles of unbound, ragged books in every corner--"for some provincial university where I shall try and get a chair of philology.
He slept in the office that was unspeakably dirty
and dined at Biff Carter's lunch room in a small frame building opposite the railroad station.
But I suppose they thought it would be too dirty
for a walk."
If that thing means anything useful, then it means that I should at once alter the course away, away to the devil somewhere, and come booming down on Fu-chau from the northward at the tail of this dirty
weather that's supposed to be knocking about in our way.
'Containing a position which I deny,' interrupted he of the dirty
"And besides, they're not dirty
. They've all had a bath this morning.
They want that dirty
ice cream, that they do know for certain," she thought, looking at two boys stopping an ice cream seller, who took a barrel off his head and began wiping his perspiring face with a towel.
little boy" fell back a step and looked toward the door.
Moss's house, though somewhat dirty
, was splendid throughout.