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We are trying to digest the riffraff of the world, and can't do it, in spite of such incorrigible optimists as Judge Leslie.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Here all the riffraff that had been unable to establish itself in better quarters had found some sort of a haven.
POLICE YOUR PLANETLESTER DEL REY
For goodness sake, dont get any more riffraff into our class!
Ample proof, however, exists that they were but the riffraff of the Order.
From my window where I am writing I can see how insolent the attitude of this Mohammedan riffraff is becoming.
THE DARK STARROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Any necessary conservation could be effected at the expense of the riffraff through which he had driven coming from the station.
THE HAPPY ENDJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
The riffraff drifts to town from the country as the Roman proletariat gravitated to the capital in the days of decadence.
SOCIETYHENRY KALLOCH ROWE
After the regular army hath its fill of pillage there always comes the riffraff to gather up what their masters have left.
PEGGY OWEN AT YORKTOWNLUCY FOSTER MADISON
The carousing riffraff of the wharfs, the flotsam and jetsam of the river trade, were to him but passing phenomena.
But it is for the best though; if I do not trust to the riffraff of Ujiji, I must wait for other men at least ten months there.

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