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When she died, the girls were passed on to that woman’s heirs, who mishandled their careers and left them nearly penniless.
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Pride forbade him to confess himself a homeless, penniless vagabond.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Now men laughed at him, pointed to him with their fingers, and made their children mock and hoot the penniless insolvent.
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Shortly after leaving his Quebrada-honda mountains of gold and silver, he was penniless at Carthagena.
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Practically penniless and absolutely disillusioned, the amazing man was radiantly happy.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
It is she whom I followed afoot, penniless and wanting bread, until I fell exhausted on the highway and racked with pain.
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"I hold Bezenecq the Rich incapable of leaving his daughter thus penniless," retorted the bailiff.
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Then, penniless, he would have to face Mona again; and what would come of that he could not see, would not try to see.
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Noah had brought up in his family from their early childhood the children of a brother who died penniless in Vermont.
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She was very ill and penniless; yet the poor about her were devoted to her and considered her most remarkable.
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