beggarman


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Noun1.beggarman - a man who is a beggarbeggarman - a man who is a beggar    
beggar, mendicant - a pauper who lives by begging
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The people all knew Barnaby, and the children of the place came flocking round him--as she remembered to have done with their fathers and mothers round some silly beggarman, when a child herself.
friends and rich friends, beds to lie in, food to eat, doctors to see to him -- and here he must tramp in the dubs and sleep in the heather like a beggarman.
I called about that beggarman, Boone--the one who was charged with being concerned in the disappearance of Mr.
However John is quick to say that fans of the band's classics back catalogue, which features tracks such as Beggarman, I Can't Give You Up, Slow Down and Lay It On Me can rest easy.
Smoove and Turrell's rise through the ranks of British soul has been nothing but unstoppable, after first album Antique Soul scored some heavy points with singles I Can't Give You Up, You Don't Know and Beggarman.
He has narrowed it down to five suspects, which he codenames Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Beggarman and Poorman after the nursery rhyme.
Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and my own specified world to bring them up in and I'll guarantee to take any one at random and train him to become any type of specialist I might select--doctor, lawyer, artist, merchant-chief and, yes, even beggarman and thief, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race of his ancestors.
Rich man, poor man, beggarman, saint, a score of countries of origin, a dozen cancelled maps, a hundred leveled villages--take your pick.
Peers, Laura, 1987, A Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggarman, Chief: Saulteaux in the Red River
The Liffey Swim, In the Lucan Tram, and The Beggarman in the Shop are evidence of the gradual loosening of his narrative manner, while he still maintained lucid forms and handled pigment conventionally.
Among the best-known of his 12 novels are Two Weeks in Another Town (1960), Evening in Byzantium (1973), and Beggarman, Thief (1977).
His novels include The Young Lions (1948), a World War II story of two American soldiers, one a Jew, the other a Gentile; The Troubled Air (1951), concerning actors harassed by charges of Communist sympathy; Lucy Crown (1956); Two Weeks in Another Town (1960); Voices of a Summer Day (1965); Rich Man, Poor Man (1970) and its sequel Beggarman, Thief (1977), recounting the lives of two brothers; Evening in Byzantium (1973); Nightwork (1975); The Top of the Hill (1979); Bread Upon the Water (1981); and Acceptable Losses (1982).