MENDICANT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of mendicant
Definition:
n. beggar; religious friar forbidden to own personal property who begs for living
Example:
"O noble sir, give alms to the poor," cried Aladdin, playing the mendicant.
Sentence in Classic:
He was a miserable scamp, a sort of mendicant musician, a lazy beggar, who beat her, and who abandoned her as she had taken him, in disgust.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The mendicant raised his eyes suddenly, stared intently at Jean Valjean, then dropped his head quickly.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
In fact, Bazin, curious to know what the mendicant could want with his master, kept pace with him as well as he could, and arrived almost at the same time he did; but his quickness was not of much use to him.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Then, in addition to these concealed or public, secret or open wars, there were robbers, mendicants, Huguenots, wolves, and scoundrels, who made war upon everybody.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Many of these professional mendicants had comfortable homes, and families, and thousands of dollars in the bank; some of them had retired upon their earnings, and gone into the business of fitting out and doctoring others, or working children at the trade.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context