bare necessities

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  • Only twice he earned money beyond the bare necessities by selling some works.
  • They are both religious and working class and during their student years cannot afford more than the bare necessities of life.
  • Indeed it was little more than a pine box, containing only the bare necessities. Cited from The Gray Dawn, by Stewart Edward White
  • Securing the bare necessities of life was no longer a difficult problem for every one. Cited from The New South, by Holland Thompson
  • Why, at one time (and not so long ago) we were without the bare necessities of life itself. Cited from Punch, Vol. 156, June 18, 1919, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • After his career, he had major financial difficulties, having to move from job to job to just support his bare necessities.
  • The people were suffering from a want of the bare necessities of life. Cited from Marie Antoinette And Her Son, by Louise Muhlbach 3
  • And meantime, while he was in the practice-stage, he asked for the bare necessities of existence. Cited from Love's Pilgrimage, by Upton Sinclair
  • Such women can accomplish more with the bare necessities of life than others with the world's wealth at their command. Cited from Joyce of the North Woods, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • You keep nothing for yourself -- you have only bare necessities. Cited from Modern Prose And Poetry; For Secondary Schools, by Various
  • Bring only the bare necessities of life with you. Cited from The Plattsburg Manual, by O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
  • At any rate the education of these little boys will take something more than can be economised after the bare necessities of life have been provided. Cited from With Those Who Wait, by Frances Wilson Huard
  • While the days go thus in these Southern islands we at the North are struggling for the bare necessities of life. Cited from Sailing Alone Around The World, by Joshua Slocum
  • He is in a bad way, temporarily, and can scarcely afford even the bare necessities of life. Cited from Flowing Gold, by Rex Beach
  • With only the bare necessities, Paul was about to set out on his new musical endeavor as a solo artist.
  • For you there remain forever the bare necessities of life, for the employer everything produced by labor beyond this amount. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. X, Ed. by Francke
  • He was at his wit's end for the bare necessities. Cited from Love's Pilgrimage, by Upton Sinclair
  • Even with her pitiful and meagre lot, the old lady evidently means to share her bare necessities with others. Cited from Slave Narratives: Arkansas, Pt. 5, by Work Projects Administration
  • The Act of that year was based on the principle that no one must perish through the want of the bare necessities of life. Cited from Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843, Queen Victoria
  • He and his wife Rani started a nursing home with bare necessities.
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