beggarly

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  • Where's there such a beggarly house as this in all the village? Cited from Frank Oldfield, by T.P. Wilson
  • I never kept any beggarly books of accounts in those days. Cited from Barry Lyndon, William Makepeace Thackeray
  • And is this the manner you receive my declaration, you poor beggarly fellow? Cited from Works, Vol XII, Miscellanies Pt II, Fielding
  • Beggarly failed to make the field in the heat race due to mechanical failure.
  • Yet he would never give his girl to a beggarly rider. Cited from Wildfire, by Zane Grey
  • Never appear so beggarly as to retain the change, if a larger amount is presented than the price. Cited from Our Deportment, by John H. Young
  • I had long since stopped going to church or to see anybody, because I was so beggarly-looking. Cited from Vandemark's Folly, by Herbert Quick
  • But a beggarly five thousand piastres would not go very far in that direction. Cited from Halil the Pedlar, by Mo'r Jo'kai
  • I never saw such a beggarly crew; I was almost ashamed to see them in my house. Cited from Amelia Volume II, by Henry Fielding
  • Why will you think on that beggarly fellow? Cited from The Mysteries of Paris V2, by Eugene Sue
  • If he thinks that things are going all right, must he not have a most beggarly conception of what going right means? Cited from Health and Education, by Charles Kingsley
  • He calls it the elements of the world, the weak and beggarly elements of the world. Cited from Commentary on Galatians, Martin Luther
  • "Will the beggarly savages believe they have enough, when they find themselves master of all the stock?" Cited from The Prairie, by J Fenimore Cooper
  • Well, then, three or four years ago this mine was discovered, and that beggarly little farm has brought them quite a fortune. Cited from Herb of Grace, by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • We have a thousand men to his ten; and we will drive him and his beggarly legions into the sea. Cited from Caesar and Cleopatra by George Bernard Shaw
  • If I had the money I wouldn't be so beggarly poor as I am. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2 No. 5, November 1862, by Various
  • I was to imagine absolutely the most important old master in private possession, his for a beggarly price. Cited from The Collectors, by Frank Jewett Mather, Jr.
  • Such never get beyond the weak and beggarly elements. Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
  • Half their own kingdom's worth was on their beggarly backs. Cited from Grisly Grisell, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • "Think ye that your beggarly feast was worth three pounds, let alone three hundred?" Cited from The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, by Howard Pyle
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