Usage examples for poverty

  1. Torhaven has no poverty – Waiting for Daylight by Henry Major Tomlinson
  2. You were the friend of his poverty Edward; he never forgot that." – John Marchmont's Legacy, Volume I (of 3) by Mary E. Braddon
  3. I set myself an aim in life, to lift me and mine from poverty – Foes by Mary Johnston
  4. This resulted in border warfare, and to many of the Mexicans originally on the land, abject poverty – Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee
  5. If you're clean they say 'Honest Poverty ' an' if you're dirty they say 'Serve you right. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  6. He had been brought up on the edge of poverty but had been joyously unconscious of the fact. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  7. The poor inn gave the impression of great poverty – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  8. In poverty or out of it, you and I will be all in all to each other!" – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  9. Then, when in a manner he had created a claim to call her his wife, he had married her in spite of their common poverty – Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
  10. The girls had given to her poverty without her asking for it. – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  11. Poverty is a hard task- master. – Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute by Horatio Alger
  12. I have enough of poverty and have absolutely no more strength left to bear it any further and, moreover, I cannot, I cannot . – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  13. Here she could hide her sorrow and poverty – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  14. Truth is well worth poverty – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  15. And what has this spy said about pain, about pleasure, and about poverty – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  16. He was poor, and poverty among German officers, in either branch, is a bad thing. – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  17. That is to poverty to disgrace, and- to crime! – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  18. But if I ever tackle poverty and labor and that sort of thing it'll be along quite different lines. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  19. I'm not so poverty stricken as you imagine. – The Lilac Girl by Ralph Henry Barbour
  20. So Pamela read aloud the letter that converted poverty stricken Jean into a very wealthy woman. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)