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mendicant
used in Middlemarch

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one who survives by begging others for handouts
  • Mr. Casaubon, too, was the centre of his own world; if he was liable to think that others were providentially made for him, and especially to consider them in the light of their fitness for the author of a "Key to all Mythologies," this trait is not quite alien to us, and, like the other mendicant hopes of mortals, claims some of our pity.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (68% in)

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