Sentence Examples


  • In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without a passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.
  • One day, in particular, an inoffensive, simple-minded pauper, whom with others I had often seen used as fencing stuff, standing or sitting on a bushel in the fields to keep cattle and himself from straying, visited me, and expressed a wish to live as I did.
  • It seemed that from such a basis of truth and frankness as the poor weak-headed pauper had laid, our intercourse might go forward to something better than the intercourse of sages.
  • From around 1900, the union increasingly placed pauper children in small cottage homes or boarded out with foster parents.
  • Making no attempt to solve the crime, the local authorities rapidly transfer the corpse to a pauper 's grave.

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