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  • And you know what their improvidence is, ma’am.
  • ’As to an individual, ma’am,’ said Bitzer, dropping his voice and drawing nearer, ’he is as improvident as any of the people in this town.
  • ’Because they are improvident,’ said Mrs. Sparsit.
  • These accidents did sometimes happen in the best regulated families of Coketown, but the bankrupts had no connexion whatever with the improvident classes.

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  • Her parents worked hard, but were improvident.
  • But I also spoke to you of a certain extravagance in the female blood of this family. Something willful. Improvident.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses

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