How to use Vagabond in a sentence
They too led a vagabond existence, renouncing home, families and possessions.
He went with the first rush to Klondike in 1897 and tramped across the States and Canada, being in gaol more than once as a vagabond.
In fact a law of 1547 debarred " vagabond actors " from the City.
Children under 16 years of age are placed in the three state reformatories, and there is an institution for vagabond women at Rotterdam.
If I were not naturally a lazy, idle, good-for-nothing vagabond, I could make it pay me $ 20,000 a year.Advertisement
And the commentary of his own and succeeding centuries upon these very extreme views is that Paracelsus was no scholar, but an ignorant vagabond.
Here is no dwelling of man, and scarce any passage, or at most of vagabond children running at their play.
Among other less judicious measures, a decree was passed ostensibly directed against all vagabond foreigners, but really aimed at the Jews, large numbers of whom, including many respected landowners and men of business, were imprisoned, or expelled, from Jassy, Bacau and other parts of Moldavia.
For the next four years he led a vagabond life, but in 1698, after vainly petitioning the new king, Charles XII., for pardon, he entered the service of Augustus the Strong of Saxony and Poland, with the deliberate intention of wresting from Sweden Livonia, to which he had now no hope of returning so long as that province belonged to the Swedish Crown.
In addition to the four Dawkins, there was Pumpkin Green, the grocery cart vagabond, and old Brandon Westlake, camera buff supreme.Advertisement
The gipsies, who are mostly converts to the Orthodox Church, still, as a rule, cling to their vagabond existence, though their skill at all handicrafts finds them ready employment in the towns.
She would, doubtless, have made a model tsaritsa of the pre-Petrine period, but, unfortunately, she was no fit wife for such a vagabond of genius as Peter the Great.