BEGS


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BEGSBritish and European Geranium Society (Northants, England)
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I wish you'd beg Archie's too, and be good friends again.
You are so ready to beg my pardon I don't see why you can't beg Archie's, if you are in the wrong.
Telemachus took a whole loaf from the bread-basket, with as much meat as he could hold in his two hands, and said to Eumaeus, "Take this to the stranger, and tell him to go the round of the suitors, and beg from them; a beggar must not be shamefaced.
The suitors applauded the bard, whereon Minerva went up to Ulysses and prompted him to beg pieces of bread from each one of the suitors, that he might see what kind of people they were, and tell the good from the bad; but come what might she was not going to save a single one of them.
Thus do we beg who know the way of it,' said he proudly to the lama, who opened his eyes at the contents of the bowl.
There is Sikandar Khan, Nur Ali Beg, and Farrukh Shah all heads of kafilas [caravans] - who deal there,' said the Flower.
Farrukh Shah is a bear, Ali Beg a swashbuckler, and old Sikandar Khan - yaie
I tole you dat de next time I give you a chance you'd git down on yo' knees en beg for it.
You call me names, en as good as spit on me when I comes here, po' en ornery en 'umble, to praise you for bein' growed up so fine and handsome, en tell you how I used to nuss you en tend you en watch you when you 'uz sick en hadn't no mother but me in de whole worl', en beg you to give de po' ole nigger a dollah for to get her som'n' to eat, en you call me names--names, dad blame you
Thus, in addition to the 19 persons forced to beg, 281 victims were reported to be exploited into sex industry and pornography, 141 victims were exploited through labor and 3 victims were exploited by requiring thefts (ANITP, 2014).
It is said they buy all the Big Issue magazines, meant to help the homeless, then hit the streets to beg.