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hand-to-mouth
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • There she is with plenty of money, and a house and farm, and horses, and comfort, and here am I living from hand to mouth—a needy adventurer.

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  • She lives hand-to-mouth.
  • Now you have to understand that twenty pennies might be a good bit of money for some little ragamuffin troupe living hand-to-mouth.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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