“The ghostly servants are all asleep,” said Meagle gravely “but I’ll wake them up. It’s scandalous keeping us out here in the dark.”
He inquired after his friends in the taverns on the Andalucía cart-road, at La Llorosa, Las Injurias, and a chum of El Bizco, who was named El Chingui, told him that El Bizco was staying at Las Cambroneras, at the home of a well-known thieving strumpet called Dolores the Scandalous.
If he said anything funny, his clerk's laugh would break forth in scandalous roars. With Desnoyers he appeared more taciturn, working without stopping for hours at a time.
The humpback had taken for his scandalous parody, the Preface of the Mass, and for the sacred words he substituted others with which he announced his business. He began to bellow:
The women who in Paris might be counted by the dozens appeared here in hundreds. The scandalous drunkenness here never came by chance, but always by design as an indispensable part of the gaiety.
And I went there about a scandalous business.
But enough of questions and scandalous details.
But the Epanchins had not had time to get more than twenty paces away when a scandalous episode occurred.
He was extremely attractive to women, and an intrigue with a society beauty gave him a scandalous renown.
Scraps of scandalous stories vaguely floated in his memory.
giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation: shocking, immoral, shameful, disgraceful