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My family's lives were not on television, not in books, not even comic books. There was a myth of the poor in this country, but it ...
... nothing seems completely to differentiate the poor but poverty. We find no adjectives to fit them, as a whole, only those of w ...
Ensnared in his starvation, Chaplin-man is always just below political awareness. A strike is a catastrophe for him because it thr ...
What shall I give my children? who are poor,
Who are adjudged the leastwise of the land,
Who are my sweetest lepers....
The worthy poor. The very very worthy
And beautiful poor. Perhaps just not too swarthy?
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Poor little rich girl,
You're a bewitched girl,
Better beware!
Then again, do not tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I ...
Heaven must be an awfully dull place if the poor in spirit live there.
When the idle poor become the idle rich, you'll never know just who is who, or which is which.
It is said that the Negro is ignorant. But why is he ignorant? It comes with ill grace from a man who has put out my eyes to make ...
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