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a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards

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He was so rejoiced that he treated himself to a spree that night, and with the balance of his money he hired himself a place in a tenement room, where he slept upon a big homemade straw mattress along with four other workingmen.
These desperate ones were the dregs of the city's cesspools, wretches who hid at night in the rain-soaked cellars of old ramshackle tenements, in "stale-beer dives" and opium joints, with abandoned women in the last stages of the harlot's progress--women who had been kept by Chinamen and turned away at last to die.
The light guttered [burned to edges] and went out, leaving the tenement in darkness; but still he slept.
The heated shells of these green unseasoned tenements gave out a pungent odor of scorching wood and resin.
With Tenement Trail happening this Saturday, I have been reflecting on the gender balance of the festival.
Taking inspiration from the Tenement Court Taguig, the limited edition Hyperdunk 2017 Manila still features its latest cushioning breakthrough, Nike React.
Given that June is both Gay Pride and Immigrant Heritage Month, it's fitting that the Tenement Museum last week announced the appointment of Kevin Jenningsa former history teacher who became a nationally recognized advocate for LGBT youthas its new president.
The tenements are located along the western side of Lake Carey, west of AngloGold's 100% owned Sunrise Dam gold mine, and are complementary to AngloGold's existing large tenement package.
The Joint Venture encompasses two tenement packages, Butcher Well and Lake Carey, covering approximately 339.
JOHN Cleese referred to half-educated tenement Scots in his Twitter rant.
Each community had its own schools, churches, youth clubs and picture houses Tenement homes created cherished neighbours Always there for one another, especially in tough times There was an abundance of local pubs, too In fact one on every corner Looking back life seemed so Uncomplicated then for us kids Until the demise of tenement living began Neighbours left in their droves for pastures new feet may have walked away from the old neighbourhoods Yet hearts never do, they store life's treasured memories of youth Spent in and around the tenements of our city in the old neighbourhoods by Margaret Donnelly,
Perth, Australia, Feb 5, 2014 - (ABN Newswire) - With reference to the announcement made by Padbury Mining Limited (ASX:PDY) on the 29th January 2014, please kindly find an updated announcement relating to the acquisition of the new tenement E52/2993.
Caption: The Lower East Side Tenement Museum celebrated its 25th anniversary and the 150th anniversary of its historic landmark tenement at 97 Orchard Street with a gala event that immersed guests in the culture of the Lower East Side.
history, visit the Tenement Museum, 103 Orchard Street, New York.
Marie Huchzermeyer (2011) Tenement Cities: from 19th century Berlin to 21st century Nairobi.