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Others speak of vermin, noxious plants, or instances of uncleanliness.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The inhabitants were cowering upon the floor, playing with the children, or assisting one another to get rid of their vermin.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Athenæus assures us that he was carried, like a bird, in an iron cage until he was devoured by vermin.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Every instinct and habit made her a stranger among these poor swamp-people living like vermin in their lair.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
Arrangements should be made for keeping the area clear of vermin and for ventilating and draining it.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The filth which accumulated in our cells was removed only once a week, and it bred vermin which sorely tormented us.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
A close examination of the skin should be made at shearing, for the detection of disease or vermin.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Dale, an indefatigable informer, was consumed by vermin, and died a miserable spectacle.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
She was doomed to fail then—fail after all, through the cunning of these vermin.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
As to the peones, they display small concern at the presence of these vermin.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK

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