By Edgar Allan Poe

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With a gesture of impatience, the wanderer passed into a bye-street comparatively deserted. Down this, some quarter of a mile long, he rushed with an activity I could not have dreamed of seeing in one so aged, and which put me to much trouble in pursuit. A few minutes brought us to a large and busy bazaar, with the localities of which the stranger appeared well acquainted, and where his original demeanor again became apparent, as he forced his way to and fro, without aim, among the host of buyers and sellers.

ANTONYMS: (adj) shameful, disgraceful, corrupt, degenerate, immoral, humiliating, dishonest, unethical, decadent, bad, deceitful. inquisitiveness: (n) curiosity, nosiness, prying, appetite for knowledge, foreignness, exactness, accuracy, elaboration, eagerness to learn, carefulness. neckerchief: (n) kerchief, neckcloth, scarf, shawl. pantaloons: (n) pants, small clothes, smalls, pantaloon, trousers, inexpressibles, overalls. supercilious: (adj) proud, haughty, disdainful, lofty, contemptuous, contumelious, cavalier, lordly, arrogant, scornful, high and mighty.

Setting aside a certain dapperness of carriage, which may be termed deskism for want of a better word, the manner of these persons seemed to me an exact fac-simile of what had been the perfection of bon ton about twelve or eighteen months before. They wore the cast-off graces of the gentry; - and this, I believe, involves the best definition of the class. The division of the upper clerks of staunch firms, or of the “steady old fellows,” it was not possible to mistake. These were known by their coats and pantaloons of black or brown, made to sit comfortably, with white cravats and waistcoats, broad solid-looking shoes, and thick hose or gaiters.

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