And now he has sunk into terrible destitution, with his family—an unhappy family of sick children, and, I believe, an insane wife.
Finally, she left the house and ran away from Fyodor Pavlovitch with a destitute divinity student, leaving Mitya, a child of three years old, in her husband’s hands.
It was said, however, that though Grushenka had been raised from destitution by the old man, Samsonov, she came of a respectable family belonging to the clerical class, that she was the daughter of a deacon or something of the sort.
And so the destitute wanderer had stayed with her ever since.
She found the two Poles in great poverty, almost destitution, without food or fuel, without cigarettes, in debt to their landlady.
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The article is entitled Destitute and Desperate in the Land of Plenty.
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