These were strange words to the vagabond boy’s ears, and the pleasantest he had ever heard.
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When Mae was close enough to make out their faces, she could see they were clean, tidy—she’d feared their clothing would confirm what their vessel implied, that they were not just waterborne vagabonds, but dangerous, too.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
Call me a dandy if you will, but just because the villagers won’t remember what you wear doesn’t give you license to dress like a vagabond!"
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children