Destitution Sentence Examples
Despite this destitution, the soldiers and officers went on living just as usual.
Despite a huge emigration of Jews from Russia, the congestion within the pale is the cause of terrible destitution and misery.
He was imposed upon by speculators in whom he placed confidence, and was reduced to destitution by the failure of a scheme in which they engaged him.
Believing implicitly in the rumours of a descent on Boulogne and of risings in France which also reached him, and knowing the destitution he had left behind him in his movement to Ulm, when he heard of the westward march of French columns from the Lech he told his army, apparently in all good faith, that the French were in full march for their own coun try.
He died on 7 March 1935, in utter destitution, alone, without even a priest to assist him in his last moments.Advertisement
On the 20th extreme destitution obliged the British to fall back on Badajoz.
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The consequence is that the peasantry are constantly in a state bordering on destitution, and exposed to the horrors of famine, like those which visited them in 1890 and 1898, and threatened in 1907.
In this period of destitution the cotton-growing resources of every part of the globe were tested to the utmost; and in the exhibition of 1862 the representatives of every country from which supplies might be expected met to concert measures for obtaining all that was wanted without the aid of America.
To raise funds to satisfy the rapacity of the Porte the princes became past masters in the art of spoliation, and the inhabitants, liable to every species of tax which the ingenuity of their Greek rulers could devise, were reduced to the last stage of destitution.Advertisement
Naomi-A women who lost her husband and then due to famine, was forced to move around in destitution with her daughter-in-law before getting her former land back.
In such a state of despair and destitution there is no hope for spiritualism, save in God; and Clauberg, Geulincx and Malebranche all take refuge under the shadow of his wings to escape the tyranny of extended matter.
Destitution on the frontiers led the Triennial Convention to engage extensively in home mission work (1817 onward), and in 1832 the American Baptist Home Mission Society was constituted for the promotion of this work.
Banishment and change of place had already diminished Petracco's fortune, which was never large; and a fraudulent administration of his estate after his death left the two heirs in almost complete destitution.
The social fabric was built up not on the towns, but on the great landlords; and when the centre of gravity began to move, first of all in Italy, to the towns, and crowded populations began to be massed together in them, the parochial systems broke down under the weight of the new conditions, and the people were in a state of spiritual and moral no less than physical destitution.Advertisement
With such vast multitudes to relieve, it proved impracticable to exact the labor which was required as a test of destitution.
But racism in and of itself does not automatically cause destitution.
Local authorities have opened 578 regional soup kitchens to alleviate family destitution resulting from the new regulations.
The Poor Law is restrictive in that by deterrent devices it confines help to relieving destitution.
Their spiritual destitution stirred the spirit of Baron Van Imhoff, by whose exertions two additional congregations were formed in 1743.Advertisement
On January 8th, the government is set to throw thousands of asylum seekers into complete destitution.
The question is how to eliminate such dreadful destitution.
But neither did he ever hold out economic destitution as something either to be desired or to be glad about.
The cotton is then dumped onto world markets driving millions of poor African farmers into total destitution.
At last, when he was reduced to actual destitution, it was arranged that the East India Company should grant him an annuity of 4000 for a term of years, with 90,000 paid down in advance.Advertisement
With declining prices for farm produce came that year of unhappy memory, 1879, when persistent rains and an almost sunless summer ruined the crops and reduced many farmers to a state of destitution.
In the former, however, they were successful, and the destitution they left in their wake almost wrecked Napoleon's subsequent combinations.
The people came to subsist almost entirely on potatoes and herrings; and in 1846, when the potato blight began its ravages, nearly universal destitution ensued - embracing, over the islands generally, 70% of the inhabitants.
In the latter year the Seven Years' War broke out, and Heyne was once more in a state of destitution.
The Revolution deprived him of his income and left him in great destitution.
But I do believe that using destitution as a tool of policy is a stick too far.