Curiosity made him put his eye to the keyhole

“Donkey-Skin” Illustration by Harry Clarke

“It was with difficulty that he withdrew from this gloomy little alley, intent on discovering who the inmate of the tiny room might be. He was told that it was a scullion called Donkey-skin because of the skin which she always wore, and that she was so dirty and unpleasant that no one took any notice of her, or even spoke to her; she had just been taken out of pity to look after the geese.”

“Curiosity made him put his eye to the keyhole”

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/29021/29021-h/29021-h.htm#Donkey-skin

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