, all want of system and regularity, cause me the acutest irritation.
I tremble when I think that some day his Excellency may perceive my untidiness
, and say--well, what will he NOT say?
Two chairs, a home-made table with a Kansas City Star as a cloth, a sheetless bed, a rough cupboard, a stove and floors carpeted with accumulations of untidiness
completed the furnishings.
Everywhere there were mingled the luxury of the wealthy man of taste and the careless untidiness
of the bachelor.
For the last four years he had lived in squalid conditions with a woman whom only Lawson had once seen, in a tiny apartment on the sixth floor of one of the most dilapidated houses on the Quai des Grands Augustins: Lawson described with gusto the filth, the untidiness
, the litter.
In a word, the confusion and untidiness
of the room were indescribable.
Familiar as I was with my friend's methods, it was not difficult for me to follow his deductions, and to observe the untidiness
of attire, the sheaf of legal papers, the watch-charm, and the breathing which had prompted them.
To her other defects (as most people thought them, but which to Pierre were qualities) of untidiness
and neglect of herself, she now added stinginess.
For the sake of the light in her eager eyes, much crudity of expression and some untidiness
of person were forgiven her.
He pointed to his boots which were white with dust, while a dejected flower drooping in his buttonhole, like an exhausted animal over a gate, added to the effect of length and untidiness
He lived on the second floor of a house in the rue de Ponthieu, where he had three rooms delivered over to the untidiness
of a bachelor's establishment, in fact, a regular bivouac.
The book-lined walls and the crimson curtains were the same; but there was no litter on the floor, no untidiness
on the desk, and not so much as a grain of dust in sight.