Here are some of them, as they were used around 1900: "The tastes, the pleasures and the luxury--are the ruin of mankind, of happiness, of health and are the ending of life"; "The smartness and skillfulness of the craftsmen had given birth to our grand luxury and the luxury had left us naked"; "Where luxury misses, this is where wealth increases"; "Once you indulge in luxury, you hardly relinquish it, because fashions come and go just as snowflakes flow"; "Luxury is kept with someone else's work, not with the work of the one which uses the luxury"; "You should stay away from luxury, if you don't want to empoverish
Ghettoes and townships are resistant to commodification: they are precapitalist, empoverished
, strikingly pre-modern.
One striking example of the dire need for a successful microbicide gel comes from a 2007 tenofovir study by the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) in the empoverished
Mafakhatini district of Bulwer, KwaZulu-Natal.
A dirham enables the WFP to provide a cup of porridge, rice or beans to children living in empoverished
areas, the UN agency said.
Indonesia, until 1996 one of the economic success stories of South-East Asia, has been grossly empoverished
by the economic crisis since 1997.
THE BOOK OF Exodus includes the story of Moses, who led the Israelites from their empoverished
lives as slaves in Egypt to the promised land.