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Critics dubbed these settings Greeneland, as if the squalor and trauma were pure invention.
And over all these changes from grandeur to squalor, bent down the purple heavens with their unchanging splendour!
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
That life was one passed largely in dulness and perhaps comparative squalor.
Individual competition, in uncontrolled energy, reigned supreme amid almost incredible suffering and squalor.
And this poverty and squalor were not to be found only in one part of Poland, they seem to have been general.
The meanness, the squalor, the degradation of his morale and life are not discernible in his works.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
With a sudden elation he thought of the change in his fortunes, and how soon he should have turned his back upon all this squalor.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
The lovely girl was always happy when ministering to the sick, even in the huts of destitution and squalor.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
Hyacinth followed his gaze, and it was with a sense of deep shame that he found himself noticing the squalor of his home.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
Strangely enough, this spot of squalor and unhappy memories held a certain place in his affection even now.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH

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