A pair of down-at-heel slippers—dear to the country printer—completed his negligee.
Her bedroom slippers were still so new and pretty that it was impossible to picture them down-at-heel.
What a tousled-haired, down-at-heel, out-at-elbows Clerkenwell exile!
She looked complacently down at her stubby little feet in their down-at-heel beaded slippers.
There were two or three buckeens in the hall, and Darby and one of the down-at-heel serving-boys were laying the evening meal.
He was a dandy—fop—macaroni—toff—whatever you choose, too; in a tarnished and down-at-heel way.
Most of these haciendas, at any rate those deep in the country, have a very shabby and down-at-heel appearance.
The train was running over the malarial-looking sea-plain—past the down-at-heel palm trees, past the mosque-looking buildings.
But you do want that less obtrusive variety which prevents them from appearing unkempt, "down-at-heel" etc.
At that moment entered Félicien Garbure, a down-at-heel elderly man, who had been wont to sit at Paragot's table.