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I honestly can’t remember which manner of ratty Amazon bargain bin chair I had held onto for the last several years, but a month or two into this, I rolled it into the donation pile.
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The king got out an old ratty deck of cards after breakfast, and him and the duke played seven-up a while, five cents a game.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Ratty made no answer—his blood began to cool—he became every moment more sensible that he had received heavy blows.
HANDY ANDY, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)SAMUEL LOVER
I knew wed be sorry if ever we tried stopping over at one of these ratty little towns, muttered George.
MOTOR BOAT BOYS DOWN THE DANUBELOUIS ARUNDEL
Muskrats I had no sympathy for, they looked so ratty, and had so unpleasant a smell.
RIVERBYJOHN BURROUGHS
Curfoot, one lank knee over the other, swung his foot thoughtfully to and fro, his ratty eyes lost in dreamy revery.
THE DARK STARROBERT W. CHAMBERS
"Let's get into the open air and examine these," suggested Nat, who was finding the ratty odor of the place almost overpowering.
THE MOTOR RANGERS THROUGH THE SIERRASMARVIN WEST
I hated where she lived; it was a ratty little hole down on the south side, and the people with her were sloppy Sals.
VICTOR OLLNEE'S DISCIPLINEHAMLIN GARLAND
His customers would shake his ratty old shanty for sartin, soon's they see them elegant new rooms.
THE DEPOT MASTERJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
It was all very comical—for my study was the ratty little parlor of a furnished flat for which we paid thirty dollars per month.
A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDERHAMLIN GARLAND
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