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vagrant
used in The Mill on the Floss

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someone who is poor and has no regular home or job
  • Our instructed vagrancy, which was hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away early to the tropics, and is at home with palms and banyans,—which is nourished on books of travel and stretches the theatre of its imagination to the Zambesi,—can hardly get a dim notion of what an old-fashioned man like Tulliver felt for this spot, where all his memories centred, and where life seemed like a familiar smooth-handled tool that the fingers clutch with loving ease.
    3.9 -- Book 3 Chapter 9 -- An Item Added to the Family Register (21% in)

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