The contents of the pan diminished rapidly until only fine dirt
and the smallest bits of gravel remained.
He must bring nothing outside; we will go in -- in among the dirt
, and possibly other repulsive things, -- and take the food with the household, and after the fashion of the house, and all on equal terms, except the man be of the serf class; and finally, there will be no ewer and no napkin, whether he be serf or free.
"And well they might, for I never saw so much dirt
in my life.
With its protruding jaws it excavates its winding burrows and with its broad feet it pushes the dirt
The guide, and perhaps his horse too, were both so attentive to this discourse, that, either through want of care, or by the malice of the witch, they were now both sprawling in the dirt
Peter's, but its dirt
is much more wonderful than its dome, though they never mention it.
"Nope, but I got a hunch," was the retort, "and I tell you-all it's cheaper than dirt
to ride her at the rate of three plugs for three claims."
Pullet began to give elaborate directions to Sally how to guard the premises from serious injury in the course of removing the dirt
. Meantime tea was to be brought in by the cook, and the two naughty children were to have theirs in an ignominious manner in the kitchen.
Pocket, Junior's, idea of Shortly was not mine, for I had nearly maddened myself with looking out for half an hour, and had written my name with my finger several times in the dirt
of every pane in the window, before I heard footsteps on the stairs.
When it comes to a knowledge of the law, of how best to evade the law or make new law for the benefit of thieving corporations, I am down in the dirt
at your feet.
"Those naughty boys," she sobbed, "have thrown the dirt
all over me, and called me a little raga-- raga--"
"In the Protestant cantons you never see such poverty and dirt
and squalor as you do in this Catholic one; you never see the lanes and alleys flowing with foulness; you never see such wretched little sties of houses; you never see an inverted tin turnip on top of a church for a dome; and as for a church-bell, why, you never hear a church-bell at all."