Most of his customers are open to trying the Rhone varietal wines, Dingier
, where the forfeiture rule was not invoked--not because of the state of mind of the defendant when he committed his crime, but rather because the victim's testimony was not a properly taken Marian statement.
In other words, I'm suggesting that we conceive of "the archive" not metaphorically but literally, as in, the dingier
part of the library, where our colleagues from the history department are still finding unopened boxes.
If the taverns are dingy, the restaurants are dingier
and it wasn't at all different from the old world they'd left, but only rather smaller and dingier
and more promiscuous.
WE LIVE in an era in which politicians have been relegated to the dingier
basements of public esteem, huddled together in the dubious company of car dealers, Z -list celebs, estate agents and journalists.
Everything had to match that damned carpet that just got dirtier and dirtier every year and the drapes and all the furniture--everything just got dingier
as he sat there twenty four hours a day smoking cigarette after cigarette--he went through two packs a day, Just sat there for ten years smoking.
Bobby and his younger companion, Lawson Pines (Gabriel Macht), exist in a rotting old shack in one of the dingier
districts off of New Orleans' French Quarter.
It was certainly cold enough to chill right down to the marrow and this result may also have sent a shiver down the spine of Davie Hay, whose side are in danger of disappearing into an even darker and altogether dingier
He led me through progressively dingier
and darker corridors.
In "Teresa's Wedding," one of his most powerful short stories, the future of the marriage being celebrated is shadowed, and the reception is made to seem even dingier
and more pathetic than it already is (the bride is pregnant, the parish priest has been enlisted to strong-arm the reluctant groom into marriage), when the groom's pal tells him an unsolicited and unwelcome sexual secret about his new wife.
But it's a vision that ignores the darker, dingier
and more common environs of strip clubs across America, where floors are sticky and crowds make crude demands.