The city they entered was dirty and rank, the people poorer than any he'd ever seen.
The poorer grazing lands on the upper levels of the Alps, Pyrenees, Jura and Vosges, the Landes, the more outlying regions of the central plateau, southern Brittany, Sologne, Berry, ChampagnePouilleuse, the Crau and the Carnargue, these districts being given over for the most part to sheep-raising.
We will be able to examine all kinds of social issues: Why are some areas poorer than others?
Indeed, the more you have of such things the poorer you are.
Meantime much evil arises from usury in the poorer districts.