Bundles of variegated rags lay against the walls, as if they were sweepings.
On the Christian fleet they were the sweepings of the jails.
The Master said, "I shall learn the amount of the labour done by each from the size of his bundle of sweepings."
It was a mixed team he got together, the sweepings of the streets.
The sweepings went under the Bed, so as not to litter up the Hallway.
The owner of the works has the sweepings by right from the owner of the ore.
We saw afterwards by its tracks that it had inspected all the heaps of sweepings round the ship.
The road-contractors supplied "sweepings" at a shilling a load.
The sweepings and refuse of Western civilization and Western morality are dumped out upon the Orient, where they do not show.
And so, had all in the crowd been what he termed them, the rabble and sweepings of the streets, it would have been.