ill-ventilated love

Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Every night they played cards with their friends, in an ill-ventilated room.

    GYM 2009 | Archive | February

  • As a police reporter in the 1870s and 1880s, he became familiar with the overcrowded, ill-ventilated, unsanitary tenements and their disease, crime and child labor.

    Huddled Masses and Their Hero

  • I only wished that these generous people could have seen the dens in which thousands of our English poor live, with little light and less water, huddled together, without respect to sex or numbers, in small, ill-ventilated rooms.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • Who that has ever experienced the miseries of a voyage in a dirty, crowded, and ill-ventilated little steamer, has not also appreciated the pleasure of getting upon the land even for a few minutes?

    The Englishwoman in America

  • The spectacle here was extremely annoying, for men, women, and children were crowded together in an ill-ventilated space, with kettles, saucepans, blankets, bedding, and large blue boxes.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • The necessary discomforts which such a number of persons must experience when huddled together in a close, damp, and ill-ventilated steerage, with very little change of clothing, and an allowance of water insufficient for the purposes of cleanliness, had been increased in this instance by the presence of cholera on board of the ship.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • The two tallow candles which lighted the parlor flickered in a sort of fog caused by the fetid atmosphere of the ill-ventilated room.

    The Commission in Lunacy

  • Then for some reason Edna and he had begun to cry pitifully for each other, and he woke up with wet eye-lashes into this ill-ventilated darkness of the locker.

    The War in the Air

  • Their houses must be ill-drained, ill - lighted, ill-ventilated.

    Autobiography and Selected Essays

  • The priest had continued his progress round the sunless parlor, chilly yet fuming from an ill-ventilated fire.

    At Swim, Two Boys

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.