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Oliver Twist
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  • This was far from being a place of doubtful character; for it had long been known as the residence of none but low ruffians, who, under various pretences of living by their labour, subsisted chiefly on plunder and crime.

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  • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day.
  • Mr. Grote has returned from the woods empty-handed for the past three days, and we’re subsisting on eggs and potatoes.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train

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