Pauper


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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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In a chapter on how paupers negotiated relief Green joins Tim Hitchcock, Robert Sokoll and others who have explored pauper agency within welfare exchanges.
The ladies also quite openly proclaimed that they needed to gain access to workhouses so that pauper girls could become proper servants for the middle class.
Stacia Fernandez doesn't have many lines as the mother of Tom, the pauper, but she conveys tremendous compassion with two songs ("Though You're Not Him" and "Dream Away").
Crompton dearly demonstrates how the principles of "less eligibility" and national uniformity, which were imposed by the New Poor Law, were slowly modified or abandoned in regard to pauper children in the workhouses.
Monks, nobles, and wealthy people would wash the feet of paupers and invite them to dine.
Best-selling author Harold Robbins died a pauper with the taxman chasing him.
According to the 1850 census, the total pauper rate - the total number receiving poor relief from public funds during the year, per thousand persons - was 5.
Prince and the Pauper, The Novel by Twain, Mark, published in 1881.
A work of frank and vigorous propaganda, it compares the advantages of the slave in the South with the harsh life of the pauper laborer in Europe, painting an idyllic picture of the slave's share in rural life and sports.
Mainframe continues to create award-winning animation for Mattel in the Barbie(R) franchise, having recently animated the fourth installment of the Barbie direct-to-video/DVD features, Barbie(TM) as The Princess and the Pauper.
The Pauper Memorial, believed to be the first of its kind in the UK, ensures that 2,500 people buried at Heath Lane Cemetery are not forgotten.