You are as thin as a lath and as brown as a nut.
Genuine lath and plaster on real two-by-four studs.
But these are all landsmen; of week days pent up in lath and plaster-tied to counters, nailed to benches, clinched to desks.
但是, 这些是陆地人, 他们平日在木架泥糊的小屋里...拴在柜台上, 在板凳上, 伏在写字台上。
She was a woman noisily constructed; in addition to her enclosing framework of whalebone and lath, she wore pattens summer and winter, in wet weather and in dry, to preserve her boots from wear.