This is the man whom we now learn to have been the lodger
at the opium den, and to have been the last man to see the gentleman of whom we are in quest.
There are tales of a mysterious tall man in a silk hat, who once came out of the sea-mists and apparently out of the sea, stepping softly across the sandy fields and through the small back garden at twilight, till he was heard talking to the lodger
at his open window.
Young men lodgers
of the last generation must have been of a wealthier class than they are now, or they must have ruined themselves.
The only other lodger
," she now whispered in explanation, "a law- writer.
But it was designed to accommodate a few lodgers
on board terms, and had beer) taken a few months since, much to the disgust of Gania, at the urgent request of his mother and his sister, Varvara Ardalionovna, who longed to do something to increase the family income a little, and fixed their hopes upon letting lodgings.
But it was one of her progeny who blasted Maria's reputation by announcing that the grand visitors had been for her lodger
Mystery in the position of a lodger
carries with it--what shall I say?
Miss Nancy was well pleased with him; and the widow, quite charmed with her new lodger
, invited him, with the other, next morning to breakfast.
Harmon, the fireman lodger
, passing through the kitchen on his way out to work, had paused to tell Saxon about the previous day's train-wreck in the Alviso marshes, and of how the engineer, imprisoned under the overturned engine and unhurt, being drowned by the rising tide, had begged to be shot.
I pointed to the window of the room where Little Dorrit was born, and where her father lived so long, and asked him what was the name of the lodger
who tenanted that apartment at present?
That Pa's daughter should be so contemptuous of Pa's lodger
was odd; but there were odder anomalies than that in the mind of the spoilt girl: spoilt first by poverty, and then by wealth.
The only other inmates of the house were a large man and a small boy; the first a lodger
, the second a production of Mrs.
Our friend Bob Jakin had, with Mumps's tacit consent, taken not only a wife about eight months ago, but also one of those queer old houses, pierced with surprising passages, by the water-side, where, as he observed, his wife and mother could keep themselves out of mischief by letting out two "pleasure-boats," in which he had invested some of his savings, and by taking in a lodger
for the parlor and spare bedroom.
Do you know,' returned Miss Brass, 'that the lodger
isn't up yet-- that nothing has been seen or heard of him since he went to bed yesterday afternoon?
In fact, they knew nothing of any of their neighbors; their lodgers
were all people of the highest distinction, they assured Edna.