Usage examples for lodgers

  1. " Perhaps she has come to tell me about old maids for lodgers," she murmured. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  2. " You never told me you had let your rooms," he said, reproachfully; " and yet you know I always make a practice of calling on your lodgers." – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  3. The regular lodgers of the tavern were not numerous therefore, and consisted in the main of those laborers in the diggings who had not yet acquired the means of establishing households of their own. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms
  4. Being only two in number, the lodgers had three bedrooms to choose from. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  5. We kept a few lodgers in those days- be still, Charity! – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  6. It is for one of the lodgers in No. 9. I must give it to him. – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  7. " Yes, and we had nice lodgers, and a nice house, and we had money enough for what we wanted, but father costs such a lot, and takes nearly all the money mother gets, and he won't give her any of it. – The Story of Jessie by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  8. Mr. and Mrs. Button worked in a factory and took in as lodgers grimy single men who also worked in factories. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  9. She caught sight of her lodgers. – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  10. The two lodgers were present as a mark of respect to the dead woman who had been so admirable a landlady; and both of them, with kindly tact, announced they were going away for a few days. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  11. Have you any Italian lodgers other than Mr. Spatola? – Ashton-Kirk, Investigator by John T. McIntyre
  12. During the whole winter they were unfortunate with their rooms, though they made many attempts to get lodgers; they even advertised. – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  13. I keep my two French lodgers for the sake of them. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  14. During this conversation, the door of the room had been open; and several of the lodgers, hearing the voice of the merchant and the exclamations of the woman as they crossed the hall, had stopped and listened. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  15. I know you are my new lodgers- that's all I know about you. – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  16. The lodgers sometimes threw you a kind word, but never one that recognised that you were akin to us, only the pity that might be extended to a dog. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  17. She has never heard the history of the Lodgers, the Concierge, and the Pug! – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  18. Coming up presently to the front room on the ground floor she took up some sewing, waiting for her lodgers to ring that she might take away the breakfast, which she meant to do herself, to discover what was the matter if possible. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  19. Past midnight, she murmured, and all the lodgers are within. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn