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The House of Mirth
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  • Lily had no mind for the vagabond life of the poor relation, and to adapt herself to Mrs. Peniston she had, to some degree, to assume that lady’s passive attitude.

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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

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