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Examples of Town-they
What, no water?" exclaims our passenger.
Stacks of what were once beautiful London bricks crumbling away like gingerbread, and evidently at each returning tide half covered with the flood; trusses of hay, now rotten, and Norway deals, scattered about as if they had no owner-iron ploughs and rusty harrows-cases of door-frames and windows that had once been glazed-heaps of the best slates half tumbling down-winnowing-machines broken to pieces-blocks of Roman cement, now hard as stone, wanting nothing but the staves and hoops-Sydney cedar, and laths and shingles from Van Diemen's Land in every direction; whilst on the high ground are to be seen pigs eating through the flour-sacks, and kegs of raisins with not only the head out, but half the contents; onions and potatoes apparently to be had for picking up.
A crisis in the fortunes of the family had necessitated a reduction of their establishment; the district in which they now dwelt was humbler, but then it could always be described as 'near North Parade, you know'; North Parade being an equivalent of Mayfair.
To be sure, the family-omitting Mr. Cartwright, seldom at home-were all of one sex, which perhaps made the difficulty less insuperable; but the fact remained that Mrs. Cartwright and her five grown-up daughters, together with a maid-servant, lived, moved, and had their being in an abode consisting of six rooms, a cellar, and a lumber closet.
Viroflay was crowded with Prussian troops.
The officer signed the paper.