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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POVERTY LINE

And then he is confronted with the picture of the Holy Family which can never have lived much beyond the poverty line.

Some struggle harder than others, and maintain an existence on or just above the poverty line—these are technically the poor.

Charles Booth thought that thirty per cent of the people of London were on or below the poverty line.