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subsistence
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Emma
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  • To provide for her otherwise was out of Colonel Campbell’s power; for though his income, by pay and appointments, was handsome, his fortune was moderate and must be all his daughter’s; but, by giving her an education, he hoped to be supplying the means of respectable subsistence hereafter.

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  • hand-to-mouth subsistence farming
  • social security provided only a bare subsistence

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