In 1890, when a suit served merely as contrast to a pair of overalls
, the Martin Wades who would clothe themselves pulled their garments from the piles on long tables.
He discarded Tommy's overalls
, resumed his own rightful attire, and turned away from his string of trout with a sigh.
It could not be--not in those faded overalls, too long in the legs and frayed at the bottoms.
That was the most incongruous of all-- the overalls, frayed at the bottoms, dragged down at the heels, and held up by a narrow leather belt around the hips such as laborers wear.
He was clad in faded overalls and black cotton shirt, with hobnailed brogans on his feet, and on his head a hat whose shapelessness and stains advertised the rough usage of wind and rain and sun and camp-smoke.
He straightened up, and, while he reached for matches in the pocket of his overalls, his eyes travelled across the pool to the side-hill.
A pair of workman's brogans encased my feet, and for trousers I was furnished with a pair of pale blue, washed-out overalls
, one leg of which was fully ten inches shorter than the other.
With him lived his two daughters, who overtopped him head and shoulders, and a pasty-faced, lean boy of six, languishing in the dark rooms in blue cotton overalls
and clumsy boots, who might have belonged to either one of them or to neither.
Pickwick had requested him to drown the fatigues of his morning's walks, when a young boy of about three feet high, or thereabouts, in a hairy cap and fustian overalls
, whose garb bespoke a laudable ambition to attain in time the elevation of an hostler, entered the passage of the George and Vulture, and looked first up the stairs, and then along the passage, and then into the bar, as if in search of somebody to whom he bore a commission; whereupon the barmaid, conceiving it not improbable that the said commission might be directed to the tea or table spoons of the establishment, accosted the boy with--
Nicky Brown and Debbie Hall stretched the lead on the second leg by another four minutes and held onto 44th place overall
University of Connecticut outfielder George Springer (11th overall
, HOU) and right-handed pitcher Matt Barnes (19th overall
, BOS) were the only other pair of teammates selected in the opening round.
This segment of the market accounted for more than 51% of the county's overall
leasing, at nearly 2 million s/f Inspired by the national and local real estate market conditions, landlords responded by raising average asking rental rates by 5% psf throughout Fairfield County.