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  • The trio were ordinary-looking creatures, ill-clad and even ragged.

    CHAPTER I

  • Yearned to watch his ill-clad, crumpled body fly across the room.

    candy bars, selling cars and satan

  • Exact contents of the tome, "Parallel Lives," are under tight wraps, but Mr. Martins, a co-author, says it will dispel what he describes as misconceptions oft-cited as motives, such as one that paints Lizzie's father, Andrew Borden, as a miser who shunned an indoor toilet and forced his ill-clad daughters to eat rotten mutton soup.

    Some in Lizzie Borden's Hometown Think Her Legend Is Out of Whack

  • The Rangers were just a dirty, ill-clad, underfed squad of irregulars anyway.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • Roosevelt later saw poverty's spreading scourge, "millions of families trying to live on incomes so meager that the pall of family disaster (hung) over them day by day .... one-third of the nation ill-housed, ill-clad, and ill-nourished."

    Systemic Failure: Capitalism "Lays an Egg"

  • He is poor and ill-clad and borrowed 400,000 sesterces to dower his daughter, while Pudentilla, a woman of fortune, was content with

    The Defense

  • But he had by a most ingenious fraud transferred the greater part of his property to his wife, and so, although he himself was needy, ill-clad and protected by the very depth of his fall, managed to leave this same Rufinus — I am telling you the truth and nothing but the truth — no less than 3,000,000 sesterces to be squandered on riotous living.

    The Defense

  • As Roosevelt said, "I see one third of a nation, ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished."

    The '30S

  • Here in the U.S. we have our migrant laborers, millions of them, to harvest the crops, and they live ill-fed, ill-clad, ill-housed and are definitely a problem in our economy.

    Distributism Is Not Dead

  • "I see one-third of our nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished," FDR told a nation whose citizens clearly understood they were all in this together.

    Archive 2008-02-01

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