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French citations of torchon

  • 1963, Nicolas Bouvier, L'Usage du Monde, 2005 ed., Payot & Rivages, ISBN 978-2-228-89401-2, p. 164
    J'en ressortais vers six heures, léger, lavé jusqu'à l'âme et fumant dans le froid comme un torchon mouillé.
    — I would re-emerge at about six o'clock, light and clean right through to the spirit, and steaming in the cold like a damp dishcloth. — 1992, Robyn Marsack (trans.), The Way of the World, 2011 ed., Eland, ISBN 978-1-78060-090-1