The tallest and strongest Elves, the Eldar who thrived in the Blessed Lands, were more friendly to Men than the Dark Elves, and as the former were not deceived by the Shadow, they would rarely refuse the summon of Mandos and become Houseless
Soon after that, he emblematically addresses the Fool as "You houseless
poverty," and synecdochially shifts to the plural with the "poor naked wretches" speech, which ends with a call for the redistribution of resources very similar to that of Gloucester cited above, declaring, "Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, / That thou mayst shake the superflux to them / And show the heavens more just" (3.
To see a whole block of buildings, which were erected in this city at the most enormous prices, wrapped in flames and the fire rapidly spreading from house to house without the means of arresting its progress or save the great amount of valuable personal property contained therein was indeed a distressing sight and made us all feel that we would soon be houseless
exposed to me incessant rains and inclemency of this climate.
Perhaps the current ambiguity about home among those who live in increasingly larger and more elaborately appointed houses may provide insights into contemporary attitudes of indifference toward those identified not as houseless
but as homeless.
Now called Zonnebloem (Afrikaans for "wildflower"), this treeless and houseless
wasteland was once known as District Six, a vibrant mixed-race neighborhood notorious for its grit and celebrated for its culture.
How shall your houseless
heads and unfed sides, Your loop'd and window'd raggedness, defend you From seasons such as these?
But, in spite of all that could be done, many houses were burned and many families made houseless
, and, besides, some of them had lost all but the clothes they had on.
As Yeats himself points out in a letter, "[Cuchulain] is the fool--wandering passive, houseless
, and almost loveless.
More trash piles line a houseless
lot on Via Escalare, facing Via Onda.
The streets of London," he wrote, "stretch away in the night hours like a desert, and the houseless
wander for mile after mile.
During his absence his house and farm were plundered, his family rendered houseless
and homeless, and his property seized upon, by bands of ruffians, who recognized no authority but that of `mob law'.
Both writers use the "House-folk" plantation model to deconstruct and criticize dominant conditions; they "invert the extant social structures so that the center of sacredness located formerly in the Great House is now relocated among the houseless