Definition of Squalidest
1. squalid [adj] - See also: squalid
Lexicographical Neighbors of Squalidest
Literary usage of Squalidest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"In this manner have the Beautifulest and the squalidest come in collision, and extinguished one another. Jean-Paul Marat and Marie-Anne Charlotte Corday ..."
2. Literary Friends and Acquaintance: A Personal Retrospect of American Authorship by William Dean Howells (1900)
"... sense of the cold and wet outdoors, and the misery of being in those infamous New York streets, then as for long afterwards the squalidest in the world. ..."
3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Surely also, in some place not of honor, stands or sprawls up querulous, that he too, though short, may see, — one squalidest bleared mortal, ..."
4. The Negro Question by George Washington Cable (1898)
"... any distinction between the restrictions of his civil liberty and those of the stupidest and squalidest of his race, or bring him one step nearer to the ..."
5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1883)
"... the puniest infant that comes wailing into the world in the squalidest room of the most miserable tenement, becomes at that moment seised of an equal ..."
6. Thomas Carlyle: A History of His Life in London, 1834-1881 by James Anthony Froude (1885)
"... squalidest, and ugliest: all cinders and dust-mounds and soot. Their very greens they bring from Bristol, though the ground is excellent all round. ..."