Beggars can't be choosers.
As they approached, Barlaymont had been heard to say to Margaret, " What, Madam, is your Highness afraid of these beggars (gueux) ?
Even the beggars outside the thick, bulletproof glass of the main gate were quiet, their small fires dark.
With his hospitable intellect he embraces children, beggars, insane, and scholars, and entertains the thought of all, adding to it commonly some breadth and elegance.
No, but I know I must work to comfort my mother, to repay you, and not to leave the children such beggars as I was.