As I was in the dining-room with a light, he came down stairs to the water-closet: he had his wax-light.
There is not a water-closet, nor a decent place of retirement in all China.
Each suite comprises a parlor, chamber, dressing-room, bath-room and water-closet.
In the bath-room a water-closet, a tub, and generally a wash-stand.
If there is no water-closet in the house, the disinfected discharges may be buried at least 100 feet from any well or stream.
The use of the water-closet as a slop sink is not only legitimate but desirable.
All bath, wash basin and water-closet pipes should be flushed generously (as stated in a previous chapter) once a day at least.
There should always be water and a cock in every water-closet for rinsing.
The depth of a trap should be about three inches for water-closet traps, and about two inches for sink and other traps.
Notwithstanding this dilution we find that the water-closet town sewage contains 20 per cent.