But suddenly he fell upon me almost with fury; I had had no time to mutter more than a couple of words; but he had doubtless observed that I was decently dressed and, therefore, took deep offence because I had dared enter his den so unceremoniously, and spy out the squalor and untidiness of it.
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To meet her today, you would never guess she lived in squalor as a child.
Inside in that squalor? Why, I’ll just bet you anything that place is acrawl with black widows.