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  • I finally told him I was one of the Indigents.†   (source)
  • They were a society of indigents subsisting without heat, lights or water.†   (source)
  • Poverty to him was an abstract, distant concept, applicable to the tenants at Tres Marias and the indigent patients his brother Jaime helped; he had never had any direct contact with it himself.†   (source)
  • "You're very trusting," I said, guessing male, "to let such an indigent"—I knew Seivarden was male, that one was easy—"run up such a debt."†   (source)
  • The figure in shadows was an indigent, an old man in worn-out clothes, one of the homeless in a land of so much plenty.†   (source)
  • Everyone from escaped prisoners to indigent laborers and war deserters drank their share.†   (source)
  • Bernice existed on Social Security disability benefits, food stamps, and the prescription drugs provided to her by TennCare, the state's noble but misguided effort at providing health care to indigents.†   (source)
  • People swarming in, cities doubling and trebling in numbers of inhabitants, while the fiscal guardians groan over the increasing weight of improvements and the need to care for a large new spate of indigents.†   (source)
  • ? was a merely systematic evil in which the participating doctors had no part, I set down in cold print, with facts and figures, the inhuman collusion of doctors and hospital administrations--the kind of collusion which results in thousands of deaths per week throughout this country: Negroes left to die in hospital waitingrooms, indigents not admitted or inadequately treated, outpatient cases not followed up because of bills unpaid at discharge.†   (source)
  • to see what the fat lazy doctor would do about an indigent baby with a scorpion bite.   (source)
    indigent = so poor as to lack basic necessities
  • "Well, I'm also not going to appoint you because I don't think he s indigent.†   (source)
  • The first could be an indigent looking for a few dollars and know nothing.†   (source)
  • I recall an early morning, Farmer gazing out the windows of the cab, reentering the first world by staring at the cardboard box–like high-rises of the periphery, where, he said, many of the indigent of Paris had been relocated.†   (source)
  • Welcome to the indigent ward!†   (source)
  • In his youth, the ritual of the tolling bells had been included in the price of the funeral and was denied only to the indigent.†   (source)
  • And as Howard Jones once wrote, "Hopkins, with its large indigent black population, had no dearth of clinical material."†   (source)
  • pih-ers often said "Thank you" to people who had done something for a third party, for anyone who belonged to the multitudinous group known variously as "the indigent sick," "the shafted," and "the poor," the last being the term of choice in pih because, as Farmer would say, it was the term that most Haitians used to describe themselves.†   (source)
  • We're trying to help the poor and do something about indigent defense and the fact that people don't get the legal help they need.†   (source)
  • To Joia, the problem wasn't that Deo got upset at the way patents on drugs, for instance, left the indigent sick of black Africa bereft of modern medicine.†   (source)
  • Detention of indigent patients -- imprisonment, really -- wasn't exactly the fault of the new Hutu-led government.†   (source)
  • At first glance they, indeed, appeared to be part of the swelling army of indigent homeless, yet there was something different about them, a sense of purpose, perhaps.†   (source)
  • Would it not be better for the American to overlook his indiscretion if his clinic serviced the indigent?†   (source)
  • And there was the loneliness he'd often felt in New York, the loneliness of feeling that only he understood the plight of the indigent sick back where he came from, the loneliness of feeling that he understood something vital that no one else around him could fully understand.†   (source)
  • They describe you as indigent expatriates, totally without funds, whom I generously treat at my clinic without charge.†   (source)
  • He imagined the spread of this enterprise, of a close alliance with the Ministry of Health, of an expansion to the large, underfunded district hospitals where someday indigent patients would no longer be detained.†   (source)
  • From his summer working for Partners In Health in rural Rwanda, among the indigent sick, Deo had seen the country's poverty firsthand and had heard the murmuring hatreds that might be only temporarily suppressed.†   (source)
  • I had the two requirements, being indigent and a citizen.†   (source)
  • An indigent looking wood receives us.†   (source)
  • Times had changed, money was scarce, but nothing had altered the rule of Southern life that families always made room gladly for indigent or unmarried female relatives.†   (source)
  • I know that the small amount he possesses is to go to an institution for indigent old workpeople.†   (source)
  • [Footnote j: See the American budgets for the cost of indigent citizens and gratuitous instruction.†   (source)
  • Subsequently, Edward VI. caused the old Priory to be properly repaired, and founded within it that noble establishment called the Bluecoat School, or Christ's Hospital, for the EDUCATION and maintenance of orphans and the children of indigent persons ….†   (source)
  • They were hardworking women, most of them supporting indigent husbands or brothers, and they laughed rather bitterly at having stirred the boy to such fervid and florid inventions.†   (source)
  • He had visited the houses of the poor in the various districts of London, and had found them destitute of the slightest vestige of a muffin, which there appeared too much reason to believe some of these indigent persons did not taste from year's end to year's end.†   (source)
  • She had not spirits to notice her in more than a few repulsive looks, but she felt her as a spy, and an intruder, and an indigent niece, and everything most odious.†   (source)
  • As his factory was a centre, a new quarter, in which there were a good many indigent families, rose rapidly around him; he established there a free dispensary.†   (source)
  • In those places where the rich and powerful are assembled together the weak and the indigent feel themselves oppressed by their inferior condition.†   (source)
  • Rochester might probably win that noble lady's love, if he chose to strive for it; is it likely he would waste a serious thought on this indigent and insignificant plebeian?'†   (source)
  • Have you not indigent persons?†   (source)
  • The disastrous influence which popular authority may sometimes exercise upon the finances of a State was very clearly seen in some of the democratic republics of antiquity, in which the public treasure was exhausted in order to relieve indigent citizens, or to supply the games and theatrical amusements of the populace.†   (source)
  • He said, "The faults of women, of children, of the feeble, the indigent, and the ignorant, are the fault of the husbands, the fathers, the masters, the strong, the rich, and the wise."†   (source)
  • Be an honest man yourself; remain Monsieur le Maire; remain honorable and honored; enrich the town; nourish the indigent; rear the orphan; live happy, virtuous, and admired; and, during this time, while you are here in the midst of joy and light, there will be a man who will wear your red blouse, who will bear your name in ignominy, and who will drag your chain in the galleys.†   (source)
  • All belonged to that indigent class which begins to separate from the lowest of petty bourgeoisie in straitened circumstances, and which extends from misery to misery into the lowest depths of society down to those two beings in whom all the material things of civilization end, the sewer-man who sweeps up the mud, and the ragpicker who collects scraps.†   (source)
  • The garret, the cellar, the lowly ditch where certain indigent wretches crawl at the very bottom of the social edifice, is not exactly the sepulchre, but only its antechamber; but, as the wealthy display their greatest magnificence at the entrance of their palaces, it seems that death, which stands directly side by side with them, places its greatest miseries in that vestibule.†   (source)
  • …by the authorities for the consumption of the central figure of the tragedy who was in capital spirits when prepared for death and evinced the keenest interest in the proceedings from beginning to end but he, with an abnegation rare in these our times, rose nobly to the occasion and expressed the dying wish (immediately acceded to) that the meal should be divided in aliquot parts among the members of the sick and indigent roomkeepers' association as a token of his regard and esteem.†   (source)
  • But all here were free from such impertinence, not only those whose company is in all other places esteemed a favour from their equality of fortune, but even those whose indigent circumstances make such an eleemosynary abode convenient to them, and who are therefore less welcome to a great man's table because they stand in need of it.†   (source)
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