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  • Two paces from the little Savoyard stood an old pauvre honteux, sickly and feeble, in wretched garments of ragged druggeting, who asked in a thick, muffled voice:

    The Magic Skin

  • She led me through the square hall, wainscoted up to the ceiling with old oak, and having an oaken staircase with very thick balustrades on either side going up from the middle of it, into a long, low room which, with crimson druggeting on the floor, and the same coloured curtains to the windows, looked very cosy and bright in the firelight.

    Dwell Deep or Hilda Thorn's Life Story

  • Already the lights were being extinguished and the ushers spreading druggeting over the upholstered seats.

    McTeague

  • There was the usual horsehair suite, the usual cheap sideboard, and dingy druggeting of a large geometrical pattern.

    The History of David Grieve

  • Two paces from the little Savoyard stood an old _pauvre honteux_, sickly and feeble, in wretched garments of ragged druggeting, who asked in a thick, muffled voice:

    The Magic Skin

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  • "Two paces from the little Savoyard stood an old pauvre honteux, sickly and feeble, in wretched garments of ragged druggeting..." - de Balzac

    May 3, 2007