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 Meanings and Examples of BEGGAR
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
beggar
 v.  be beyond the resources of
 v.  reduce to beggary
Classic Sentence: (78 in 6 pages)
1  I must say, I like to serve a decayed gentleman better than a blarnerying beggar.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR
2  Later on the swineherd will bring me to the city disguised as a miserable old beggar.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
3  Then Ulysses said, "Sir, I do not want to stay here; a beggar can always do better in town than country, for any one who likes can give him something."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
4  Immediately afterwards Ulysses came inside, looking like a poor miserable old beggar, leaning on his staff and with his clothes all in rags.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
5  Ulysses, therefore, went on his round, going from left to right, and stretched out his hands to beg as though he were a real beggar.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
6  No other beggar or stranger has been allowed to hear what we say among ourselves; the wine must have been doing you a mischief, as it does with all those who drink immoderately.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXI
7  Telemachus came first, and then after him, accompanied by the swineherd, came Ulysses, clad in rags and leaning on a staff as though he were some miserable old beggar.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
8  He would try to make my children friendly to the little beggar: the darlings could not bear it, and he was angry with them when they showed their dislike.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
9  I felt it was what was to be expected, and what could not be helped: an ordinary beggar is frequently an object of suspicion; a well-dressed beggar inevitably so.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
10  I imagine he did not think I was a beggar, but only an eccentric sort of lady, who had taken a fancy to his brown loaf.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  I am no beggar; any more than yourself or your young ladies.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
12  I will say so much for you, though you have had the incivility to call me a beggar.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
13  He shook his head, and advised that Heathcliff should be let alone; affirming, if the truth were known, Hareton would be found little else than a beggar.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
14  The impression was, A king lifting up a lame beggar from the earth.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER XI.
15  Candide, yet more moved with compassion than with horror, gave to this shocking beggar the two florins which he had received from the honest Anabaptist James.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In IV
Example Sentence:
1  The beggar is crouching in a corner of the room.
2  The beggar tore the chicken apart and began to eat.
3  He wasn't even trying to score - the ball just bounced off the jammy beggar's/bastard's head into the goal.
4  He warned that lifting copyright restrictions could beggar the industry.
5  The rich man waved the beggar away.
6  The beggar begged from the rich but they refused.
7  Set a beggar on horseback and he'll ride to the devil.
8  Beggars do not envy millionaires, though of course they will envy other beggars who are more successful.
9  If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
10  They showed a lack of common sense that beggars belief.
11  Some beggars are neither poverty-stricken nor homeless.
12  She has spent her life trying to help gypsies, beggars and other social outcasts.
13  The family had been beggared by the war.