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 Meanings and Examples of PURSE
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purse
 n.  a small container for money, usually used by a woman
Classic Sentence: (132 in 9 pages)
1  His purse, which was very dry at that moment, did not permit him any other equipage.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—A HARD BISHOPRIC FOR A GOOD BISHOP
2  While she was speaking, he fumbled in his waistcoat, drew out his purse and opened it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII—THE SOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS CONNECTED WIT...
3  Madeleine drew three napoleons from his purse and laid them on the table.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE PERSPICACITY OF MASTER SCAUFFLAIRE
4  Next he searched his waistcoat, found a purse and pocketed it.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
5  Look in my pockets; you will find a watch and a purse.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
6  He had nothing on his person except a leather purse containing six francs, and his handkerchief.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
7  When Gavroche had once more attained the point where Father Mabeuf was, he flung the purse over the hedge, and fled as fast as his legs would carry him.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—MOTHER PLUTARQUE FINDS NO DIFFICULTY IN EXPLAI...
8  The purse fell on Father Mabeuf's foot.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—MOTHER PLUTARQUE FINDS NO DIFFICULTY IN EXPLAI...
9  He bent over and picked up the purse.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—MOTHER PLUTARQUE FINDS NO DIFFICULTY IN EXPLAI...
10  The purse had two compartments; in one of them there was some small change; in the other lay six napoleons.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—MOTHER PLUTARQUE FINDS NO DIFFICULTY IN EXPLAI...
11  He makes me a present of a sermon and his purse.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
12  He had taken the purse to the police commissioner of the quarter, as a lost article placed by the finder at the disposal of claimants.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—M. MABEUF
13  He seized an old hat and his purse.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VI—RECRUITS
14  Besides this, he had his watch and his purse, which contained several gold pieces.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VII—THE MAN RECRUITED IN THE RUE DES BILLETTES
15  They left him his purse and his watch.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VII—THE MAN RECRUITED IN THE RUE DES BILLETTES
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  When two friends have a common purse, one sings and the other weeps.
2  If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him, an investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
3  If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him.
4  Industry keeps the body healthy, the mind clear, the heart whole, the purse full.
5  The smiles of a pretty woman are the tears of the purse.
6  Better an empty purse than an empty head.
7  Never show the bottom of your purse or your mind.
8  Even the big shot has to carry his wife's purse.
9  A friend in court is better than a penny in purse.
10  He that has a full purse never lacks a friend.
11  He that hath a full purse never wanted a friend.
12  He that has a full purse never wants a friend.
13  You can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear.
14  She sneaked a gun out of her purse.
15  A heavy purse makes a light heart.