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The Idiot
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  • You know ensigns—their blood is boiling water, their circumstances generally penurious.

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  • The couple suffered from substance abuse, gambling, lack of family support, and other social ills that lead to penury.
  • knowing no burden of heavy tedious penury.
    Shakespeare, William  --  As You Like It

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