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  • If, however you define “rock” to mean living an existence based around the consumption of heavy-metal music, beer, reefer in a series of drab, ill-furnished basement apartments subsidized by a serious of hair-net jobs, then this is not a commendable aspiration.

    Wednesday, Feb. 17 – The Bleat.

  • It was a dingy, ill-furnished room, with an old large mahogany table, an old horse-hair sofa, six horse-hair chairs, two old round mirrors, and an old mahogany press in a corner.

    He Knew He Was Right

  • Her imagination painted a terrible picture of the woman in the portrait being thin to gauntness, racked with fever, lips bloodless, skin flushed and sweating, alone in an ill-furnished room in a foreign land.

    A Funeral In Blue

  • She looked round the ill-furnished room with distaste.

    The Last Gamble

  • Two adjoining, ill-furnished and underlit rooms with a bath down the hall and back windows five feet above a shed roof.

    A Letter of Mary

  • Two adjoining, ill-furnished and underlit rooms with a bath down the hall and back windows five feet above a shed roof.

    A Letter of Mary

  • The ‘Storage Room’ was the first of his bolt-holes I had encountered, an ill-lit, ill-furnished, claustrophobic survival space in the upper floors of a large department store.

    A Monstrous Regiment of Women

  • The ‘Storage Room’ was the first of his bolt-holes I had encountered, an ill-lit, ill-furnished, claustrophobic survival space in the upper floors of a large department store.

    A Monstrous Regiment of Women

  • The ‘Storage Room’ was the first of his bolt-holes I had encountered, an ill-lit, ill-furnished, claustrophobic survival space in the upper floors of a large department store.

    A Monstrous Regiment of Women

  • I had now exchanged my elegant apartment in Magdalen College, for a narrow, gloomy street, the most unfrequented of an unhandsome town, for an old inconvenient house, and for a small chamber ill-contrived and ill-furnished, which, on the approach of Winter, instead of a companionable fire, must be warmed by the dull invisible heat of a stove.

    Memoirs of My Life and Writings

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