Sentence Examples

  • He entered Naples as a penniless scholar.
  • He was a penniless man of letters, with theories as to state maintenance of children; and Therese was a consenting party.
  • Having lost his money he returned to Rome penniless, and was driven to support himself by manual labour in a mill (cum ...
  • Coke was in disgrace but not in despair; there seemed to be a way whereby he could reconcile himself to Buckingham, through the marriage of his daughter, who had an ample fortune, to Sir John Villiers, brother of the marquess, who was penniless or nearly so.
  • At an early age he was left a penniless orphan, and his education was acquired in a small country school until he procured, mainly by his own energy, a nomination to the Military Academy.

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