PAUPER's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of pauper
Definition:
n. very poor person; one living on or eligible for public charity
Example:
Though Widow Brown was living on a reduced income, she was by no means a pauper.
Sentence in Classic:
There being nobody by, however, but a pauper old woman, who was rendered rather misty by an unwonted allowance of beer; and a parish surgeon who did such matters by contract; Oliver and Nature fought out the point between them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without a passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
So felons were not lodged and fed better than soldiers, (to say nothing of paupers,) and seldom set fire to their prisons with the excusable object of improving the flavor of their soup.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
But the number of workhouse inmates got thin as well as the paupers; and the board were in ecstasies.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
There are enough stupid patriots who are risking every cent they have in the blockade and who are going to come out of this war paupers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
So, too, Colonel Eaton, the superintendent of Tennessee and Arkansas, ruled over one hundred thousand freedmen, leased and cultivated seven thousand acres of cotton land, and fed ten thousand paupers a year.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context