Even the beggars outside the thick, bulletproof glass of the main gate were quiet, their small fires dark.
This is no doubt accounted for by the extreme poverty which prevails among the lower classes, though beggars, on the other hand, are very few, the convictions being 8.95 per 100,000 against 258.15 per 100,000 for the province of Rome.
As they approached, Barlaymont had been heard to say to Margaret, " What, Madam, is your Highness afraid of these beggars (gueux) ?
These corsairs, for such they were, were known by the name of Sea-Beggars (Gueux-de-Mer).
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