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Pauper

A very poor person, especially one reliant on government benefits or charity. A pauper may be able to file a lawsuit without paying filing fees.
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More than two million over-60s have no cash to cover their funeral and 16% face a pauper burial, an Age UK study found.
Green also breaks ground by exploring negotiations inside the workhouse, analyzing how paupers might use workhouses creatively, entering them too late to be put to work, and resisting labour once they had eaten breakfast.
Levante are paupers compared with Real Madrid and Barcelona and Black said: "They don't have big-name players but they have a lot of experience and players who have been with them for years.
Pauper capital; London and the Poor Law, 1790-1870.
Organiser Moreen Wilkes looks at the Paupers Memorial.
Above: Tracey Wightman, Katie Bennett, Katie Bannister' Robin Hood (DebRA), Debbie Diamond (chairman, Paupers Ball committee)' Left: Cate Jones, Greg Morrall
Inclusive of the tales 'Two Lost In The Filthy Night', the tale of two verbally talented paupers in poor and finite living quarters with outstanding dialogue (Marcos), 'Moist Lips, Quiet Passion', telling of a lowly couple struggling to obtain their "big orgasm" in attempt to retain a faithful and active relationship (Assumpcao), and 'Walking Papers', the increasingly intricate plot of one man and one woman fragmenting situations between one-another which intriguingly trace the edge of insanity (Castro).
The English New Poor Law of 1834 was harsh enough, mandating that paupers receive meager relief only in the workhouse so that they would take any jobs they could.
The inscriptions in black, with their anonymity, evoked the graves of paupers as well as the concentration-camp universe that has often inspired Boltanski.
Native Americans, Irish Catholics, felons, paupers, and other groups experienced difficulty along the way to universal suffrage.
became a city of paupers by cutting one deal after another that provided huge economic benefits to special interests at the expense of the public treasury.