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A pair of slipshod feet shuffled, hastily, across the bare floor of the room, as this interrogatory was put; and there issued, from a door on the right hand; first, a feeble candle: and next, the form of the same individual who has been heretofore described as labouring under the infirmity of speaking through his nose, and officiating as waiter at the public-house on Saffron Hill.
The waiting--the hope-- the disappointment--the fear--the misery--the poverty--the blight on his hopes, and end to his career--the suicide perhaps, or the shabby, slipshod drunkard.
Think of a sick man in such a place as Saint Martin's Court, listening to the footsteps, and in the midst of pain and weariness obliged, despite himself (as though it were a task he must perform) to detect the child's step from the man's, the slipshod beggar from the booted exquisite, the lounging from the busy, the dull heel of the sauntering outcast from the quick tread of an expectant pleasure-seeker--think of the hum and noise always being present to his sense, and of the stream of life that will not stop, pouring on, on, on, through all his restless dreams, as if he were condemned to lie, dead but conscious, in a noisy churchyard, and had no hope of rest for centuries to come.
Macc boss John Askey commended his side's efforts -but bemoaned some slipshod defensive work.
Macc boss John Askey commended his side's efforts - but bemoaned some slipshod defensive work.
Yet there is work still to be done, with his tour CV also showing a solitary wicket in 57 overs, the highest economy rate in the team and a slipshod dismissal for eight in Grenada last week.
As home secretary in 1997, he backed a slipshod review into the Hillsborough disaster.
There are other issues at play here, including Sony's apparently slipshod security procedures.
Talking about the state pension in this way is not just slipshod journalism.
The new facility will replace the old police lab that County Executive Edward Mangano and District Attorney Kathleen Rice closed after a national accrediting agency found instances of slipshod work and botched evidence testing there.
But Southport then fell to pieces, Harry Beautyman scoring with a 25-yard free-kick before Jake Gallagher drew Welling level after making the most of slipshod Southport defending.
Read also re-upholstered furniture, such as armchairs and sofas but, on the occasions he did the work, it was slipshod.