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- n. Plural form of impoverisher.
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Now I ask you whether you have a scheme of life, that I may know whether you are to be another of those huge human pumpkins called rich men, who cover your country and drain its blood and intellect -- those impoverishers of nature!
Buckley Hall, to which we allude, is still an object of interest to the antiquary and the lover of romance, telling of days that are for ever departed, when the lords of these paternal acres were the occupants, not impoverishers, of the soil from unrecorded ages -- constituting a tribe, a race of sturdy yeomanry attached to their country and to the lands on which they dwelt.