The men agreed that housecleaning was all right—after it was over.
But in spite of himself he was compelled to share in the housecleaning.
There are a few words on this last point in the chapter on housecleaning.
Why could not they be told plainly that there are no housecleaning days in the tenderloin?
Rested and refreshed, they all returned promptly to their housecleaning.