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slovenly
used in Of Human Bondage

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dirty and unkempt
  • Her voice became a little peremptory, and instinctively she suppressed inattention and corrected slovenliness.
    33-34 — Chapters 33-34 (7% in)
  • It's been slovenly and bad.'
    19-20 — Chapters 19-20 (62% in)
  • Philip could not wrench out of his nature the instincts of the middle-class from which he came; and the penury, the hack work which Cronshaw did to keep body and soul together, the monotony of existence between the slovenly attic and the cafe table, jarred with his respectability.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (93% in)

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