With the whole world starving and all those People’s States barely subsisting on handouts from this country-where do you see any danger of war?
With Nebraska gone, Oklahoma wrecked, North Dakota abandoned, Kansas barely subsisting-there isn’t going to be any wheat this winter, not for the city of New York nor for any Eastern city.
At a time of desperate public need, it’s our duty to sacrifice our luxurious tastes and eat our way back to prosperity by adapting ourselves to the simple, wholesome foodstuff on which the peoples of the Orient have so nobly subsisted for centuries.
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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.