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A beggar asking alms under the character of a poor scholar, a gentleman put the question, Quomodo vales?
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
But when thou dost alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doth.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
To such a one he would say, 'Wilt thou cease to beg alms of Me in such a shameless manner?
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
The surplus was distributed in alms amongst the poor, a duty strenuously prescribed by their moral code.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
In point of fact, prayers are spoken of as if they were equivalent to sacrifice, alms-giving, or any other supposed virtue.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
The Jews were encouraged to indulge in a plurality of wives; but they were nowhere directed or recommended to live on alms.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
His brother-in-law led him one morning a great distance along the high road in order that he might solicit alms.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
The Jewish religion prescribed circumcision, the observance of the Sabbath, the giving of alms, the feast of the Passover.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
But in those days Florence was full of splendour and life; it had no fear of the Orders, and even loved them, giving alms.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
In one hand, it carried an alms dish, and in the other, a dagger.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS

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