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livelihood
used in David Copperfield

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Definition the money needed to provide the necessesities of life; or the way one earns that money
  • For anything that I can perceive to the contrary, it is still probable that my children may be reduced to seek a livelihood by personal contortion, while Mrs. Micawber abets their unnatural feats by playing the barrel-organ.'
    Chapters 49-51 (24% in)
  • I came down again to my dinner; and even the slow comfort of the meal, and the orderly silence of the place — which was bare of guests, the Long Vacation not yet being over — were eloquent on the audacity of Traddles, and his small hopes of a livelihood for twenty years to come.
    Chapters 58-60 (28% in)

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