Nor is that surprising, seeing that the family lives in a single room
, with only a screen to divide it for decency's sake.
Inside there were five stories, each story being a single room
Beyond it there lay amid the trees the wattle-and-daub hut of a laborer, the door open, and the single room
exposed to the view.
In that single room
was a vast treasure equal to the wealth of many a large city.
The house consisted of a single room
, which was lighted by a wretched window covered with linen cloth.
There was one singular exception, however, for he had a single room
, a lumber-room up among the attics, which was invariably locked, and which he would never permit either me or anyone else to enter.
It was a deserted cabin of a single room
, eight feet by ten on the inside.
Two single rooms, and if you've got such a thing we'd rather like a cot in one of them.
They could have one double room for twenty-five shillings a week each, and five shillings extra for the baby, or they could have two single rooms for a pound a week more.
I have to charge that much more," the woman explained apologetically, "because if I'm pushed to it I can put two beds even in the single rooms.
It is not a scrambling collection of low single rooms
, with as many roofs as windows; it is not cramped into the vulgar compactness of a square farmhouse: it is a solid, roomy, mansion-like looking house, such as one might suppose a respectable old country family had lived in from generation to generation, through two centuries at least, and were now spending from two to three thousand a year in.
Charles Gagnon, chief operating officer at SMOC, said the agency is already running the single room
occupancy program at the Cottage Street building, which is a former rest home.