The city they entered was dirty and rank, the people poorer than any he'd ever seen.
And when the farmer has got his house, he may not be the richer but the poorer for it, and it be the house that has got him.
It does not yield so much oil as the "winter" kind, but it will grow on soil in poorer condition.
But this effect of participation in the bread and cup was not in Paul's opinion automatic, was no mere o, ', us operatum; it depended on the ethical co-operation of the believer, who must not eat and drink unworthily, that is, after refusing to share his meats with the poorer brethren, or with any other guilt in his soul.
As it is a staple food with the poorer classes, the deficiency is made up through importation.