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If you rely on SNAP benefits or food pantries or free fridges for your food, the message is that it’s your fault, and that “beggars can’t be choosers.”
ADD FLAVORS TO YOUR FOOD PANTRY DONATIONJAYA SAXENANOVEMBER 4, 2021EATER
He's a lucky beggar, Reginald, a very lucky beggar, and Warrender's daughter is more than he deserves.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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
Valence sent a woman, disguised as a beggar, to spy out the position; but Bruce saw through the dodge, and the spy confessed.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
If God put a beggar on horseback, would the horse be blamable for galloping to Monte Carlo?
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
And on the same authority we find that there is the ghost of dirt, for the ghost of the old beggar-man was "dirty."
SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
In Scotland, even a beggar has none of those abject manners that denote his class elsewhere.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
The beggar reciting the Bible to fill his pocket is very well; but he does not come up to the preaching street arab.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
I am afraid,' said he, 'that monsieur will think me altogether a beggar; but I have another demand to make upon him.'
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
You have had the impudence to have your bread baked under the ashes, you scurvy beggar!
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEGGAR

  • bankrupt
  • beggar
  • break
  • bring down
  • bring to ruin
  • bust
  • clean out
  • deplete
  • depredate
  • drain
  • exhaust
  • fleece
  • impoverish
  • injure
  • pillage
  • reduce
  • ruin
  • spoliate
  • use up
  • wreck
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