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- v. Commanding a couple to stop displaying affection in public.
"Easier to get a room if you can't work," the woman confided.
There are boarding-places on Bleecker and Houston, and around such places, where girls can get a room and meals for $3.50 a week.
By some miracle worked by Luisa on the unsmiling receptionists, I get a room three floors up, wonderfully tatty, complete with plugless bathroom, jammed balcony French window, TV, broken fridge and large desk.
It takes some hours to get a room warn, where a family never sits, and which therefore has not in its walls one particle of the genial vitality which comes from the in-dwelling of human beings.
We go again with Mrs. Craig, who was very kind to try and get a room but found it impossible; the city was crowded to overflowing, the streets blocked with wagons and soldiers, find it impossible to get a room, return to the boat.