We soon discovered we were infested with bedbugs lice and fleas.
"The old box is alive with rats and bedbugs," Murphy complained.
Then, as if the idea of sociability had suggested it, “Any bedbugs yet?”
It was absolutely empty of everything, except lice and bedbugs, until we entered it.
All along on the angle made by the walls and ceiling were rows of bedbugs, and at night they came down upon us.
A superstition that it is good luck to catch a bat in one's hat if he doesn't get bedbugs by so doing.
Musquitoes and bedbugs do not seem to enjoy life at such an altitude, and jiggers and flies are rare.
We may yet find that even mosquitos and bedbugs have their uses in the wise economy of nature.
"I'll get a new fire hose an' fire buckets; I'll fix the ash hoist and run the bedbugs an' cockroaches out of her," he added.
Moreover, bats do not bring into houses any noxious insects, like bedbugs or lice, despite their bad reputation.