Formidable women, with uncombed
hair and disordered dress, gossiped while leaning on railings, or screamed in frantic quarrels.
Even the hostess, with bare feet, uncombed
hair, and dressed in a garment of doubtful color, received the guests grumblingly.
Loosely attired, in the coarsest and roughest garb, with scraps of straw and hay--his usual bed-- clinging here and there, and mingling with his uncombed
locks, he had fallen asleep in a posture as careless as his dress.
By this time, Job had tapped at a door, which was opened by a gentleman with an uncombed head, who bolted it after them when they had walked in, and grinned; upon which Job grinned, and Sam also; whereupon Mr.
The gentleman with the uncombed head appeared quite satisfied with this mute announcement of their business, and, producing a flat stone bottle, which might hold about a couple of quarts, from beneath his bedstead, filled out three glasses of gin, which Job Trotter and Sam disposed of in a most workmanlike manner.
Pickwick paid, the door was unbolted, and out they came; the uncombed gentleman bestowing a friendly nod upon Mr.
It was a quarter well stocked with deformed, leering, unkempt and uncombed
idiots, who held out hands or caps and begged piteously.
He was unkempt, uncombed
, and clad in the same old ruin of rags that had made him picturesque in the days when he was free and happy.
The group on the pier was a rusty one--men and women, and boys and girls, all ragged and barefoot, uncombed
and unclean, and by instinct, education, and profession beggars.
His hands were unwashed, his few straggling locks uncombed
Therefore, not to mention his clothes, which had seen three months' service in mire and dust, and his thick uncombed
hair, the surface of his face and hands was dismally beclouded.
8%) of the students were found with uncombed
or unclean hair.