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vagrant
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
someone who is poor and has no regular home or job
  • The black, rich soil had fed itself with the decay of a long period of time; such as fallen leaves, the petals of flowers, and the stalks and seed—vessels of vagrant and lawless plants, more useful after their death than ever while flaunting in the sun.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (4% in)
  • She talked kindly to the vagrant artist, and took sage counsel—lady as she was—with the wood-sawyer, the messenger of everybody's petty errands, the patched philosopher.
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (79% in)
  • Young and unknown, mere vagrant adventurer as he was, she had been conscious of a force in Holgrave which might well adapt him to be the champion of a crisis.
    Chapter 16 — Clifford's Chamber (35% in)

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