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It opened on to a squalid courtyard.
She stopped beneath the squalid light.
The office was squalid, dark, cluttered.
He was down the hall in a squalid hole like Louie’s.
He took off the rest of his squalid street bum ensemble.
We found him in a squalid hotel in the Mission District.
These were the squalid circumstances in which the ‘Great.

The condition of the lil bomber’s squalid apartment made.
He saw the squalid tract of her vice, miserable and malodorous.
I'd have to care quite a lot to come to a place as squalid as this.
You're in, you are, Libertyville, the squalid mainland of fend for.
She very evidently cared nothing for the squalid tragedies of human fate.
I saw several gangs of youths walking together along these squalid streets.
Formless, and the common, the poor, the squalid, and mean will come to you.
Then he returned to the squalid trailer to retrieve the all-important oxygen tank.
His almost squalid attire was not perceptible in the obscurity caused by the shade.
Hurrying to her squalid deathlair from gay Paris on the quayside I touched his hand.
Neither the squalid Picts nor the apish Atlanteans have any contact with other tribes or peoples.
Hidden under the cover of the now squalid vegetation, we looked carefully for the best way to go.
Trillian was reminded unavoidably of the London Underground, though it was less thoroughly squalid.
Brussels had conveniently turned a blind eye to the squalid and medieval conditions of its prisons.
In 1867, the family came together again and lived in the squalid tenement flats at 3 Sciennes Place.
All major cities had their slum areas where the poor lived in filthy, squalid, and unsanitary conditions.
A bunk built against the rough stone wall, a bare table and a bench completed the furnishings of the squalid chamber.
The squalid and withered person of this hag might well have obtained for her the character of possessing more than human cunning.
It is only fit for shops and counting-houses, and ought not to disgrace the seat of sovereignty by its squalid and vile appearance.
Bordering on the Merchants’ Quarter, it offered more refined surroundings than the squalid areas they had passed through earlier.
In both, there were several knots of loungers, squalid and miserable, but now with a manifest sense of power enthroned on their distress.
When Aureliano Segundo decided to go see what was going on, he found only the corpse of the horse and a squalid mule in the ruins of the stable.
He stared hard into the shadows of the squalid buildings, but saw nothing, though once he caught the faint rasp of cloth or leather against flesh.
Their homes were squalid, their children half-starved and raggedly clothed in grotesque garments hastily fashioned out of the cast-off clothes of charitable neighbours.
Packed into squalid cabins, smallpox, typhoid when they were ill in slave days, they did not know how to nurse themselves or their and tuberculosis broke out among them.
The meaning of the dark and squalid church is: the Church has lost its dignity and power, as a result of its disgraceful and shameful acts for the sake of wealth and glory.
Well, no one can ever resist going to see her own present, so that was quite a success, but the reception Rex gave next day at the Savoy for the wedding guests was very squalid.
As we approached the forbidding and squalid inn, with the sign of a game-cock above the door, Holmes gave a sudden groan and clutched me by the shoulder to save himself from falling.
As we approached the forbidding and squalid inn, with the sign of a game-cock above the door, Holmes gave a sudden groan, and clutched me by the shoulder to save himself from falling.
The ultimate white-knight fantasy: He steals the abused princess from her squalid circumstances and places her under his gilded protection in a castle that no one can breach but him.
It was all horribly free and easy there, and though officers and wealthy merchants sometimes frequented it, there was a squalid filthiness about the place, though that was an attraction to many.
Enclaves existed in the searing desert heat without the kind of infrastructure for food production or even a water supply; such a squalid existence only maintained by the occasional aid supply drop.
Within walking distance of the greatness of their ancestor’s architectural accomplishments, the descendents lived out their lives in squalid barbaric conditions, a mere shadow of their former glory.

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