Vagabond sentence examples

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  • Children under 16 years of age are placed in the three state reformatories, and there is an institution for vagabond women at Rotterdam.

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  • 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.

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  • In addition to the four Dawkins, there was Pumpkin Green, the grocery cart vagabond, and old Brandon Westlake, camera buff supreme.

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  • 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.

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  • vagabond children running at their play.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • They too led a vagabond existence, renouncing home, families and possessions.

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  • Eccles: Fine. { sings] " I 'm just a strolling vagabond... " [Pause] Fx: Door opens.

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  • Here is no dwelling of man, and scarce any passage, or at most of vagabond children running at their play.

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  • Adolphus Spriggs: [singing] I'm only a poor little vagabond... Fx: Gunshot Seagoon: Got ' im!

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  • Adolphus Spriggs: [singing] I 'm only a poor little vagabond... Fx: Gunshot Seagoon: Got ' im !

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  • The Lycosa shares the Cricket 's views: like him, she finds a thousand pleasures in the vagabond life.

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  • In fact a law of 1547 debarred " vagabond actors " from the City.

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  • vagabond existence, renouncing home, families and possessions.

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  • vagabond life.

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  • vagabond actors " from the City.

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  • Georges Eekhoud, born at Antwerp on the 27th of May 1854, was in some ways the most passionately Flemish of the whole group. He described the life of the peasants of his native Flanders with a bold realism, making himself the apologist of the vagabond and the outcast in a series of tragic stories: - Kees Doorik (1883), Kermesses (1883), Nouvelles Kermesses (1887), Le Cycle patibulaire (1892), Mes Communions (1895), Escal Vigor (1899) and La Faneuse d'amour (1900), &c. Nouvelle Carthage (1888) deals with modern Antwerp. In 1892 he produced a striking book on English literature entitled Au siècle de Shakespeare, and has written French versions of Beaumont and Fletcher's Philaster (1895) and of Marlow's Edward II.

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  • 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.

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  • Eccles: Fine. { sings] " I'm just a strolling vagabond... " [Pause] Fx: Door opens.

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  • If I were not naturally a lazy, idle, good-for-nothing vagabond, I could make it pay me $ 20,000 a year.

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  • And the commentary of his own and succeeding centuries upon these very extreme views is that Paracelsus was no scholar, but an ignorant vagabond.

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