beggar


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Synonyms for beggar

Synonyms for beggar

one who begs habitually or for a living

one who humbly entreats

Synonyms for beggar

be beyond the resources of

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reduce to beggary

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References in classic literature ?
Give thee good den, holy father," quoth the merry Beggar with a grin.
Two holy men like thee, brother," quoth the Beggar.
Truly, it is a wondrous thing," quoth the Beggar, "I would have made my vow, to see the masterly manner in which thou didst tuck away yon pot of ale, that thou hadst not tasted clear water for a brace of months.
One excepted, whom I hold still dearer," answered the voluntary beggar.
cried he once more, and heaved his stick at the fond beggar, who, however, ran nimbly away.
Such men are welcome all the world over, but no one is likely to ask a beggar who will only worry him.
Now when Penelope heard that the beggar had been struck in the banqueting-cloister, she said before her maids, "Would that Apollo would so strike you, Antinous," and her waiting woman Eurynome answered, "If our prayers were answered not one of the suitors would ever again see the sun rise.
So Eumaeus went up to him and said, "Stranger, Telemachus sends you this, and says you are to go the round of the suitors begging, for beggars must not be shamefaced.
I'm to be a poor, crawling beggar, sponging for rum, when I might be rolling in a coach
A line of stalls selling very simple food and tobacco, a stack of firewood, a police-station, a well, a horse-trough, a few trees, and, under them, some trampled ground dotted with the black ashes of old fires, are all that mark a parao on the Grand Trunk; if you except the beggars and the crows - both hungry.
But it is the fault of this gadding up and down Hind that a king's widow must jostle all the scum of the land, and be made a mock by beggars.
They gave the scraps to certain beggars, that all requirements might be fulfilled, and sat down to a long, luxurious smoke.
I know, monsieur le cure," said the beggar, "that you have always been very kind to me, and therefore I, in my turn, will be serviceable to you.
I think," said the beggar, "I can undertake things more difficult and more important than that.
Poor Jurgis might have been expected to make a successful beggar.