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And yet we were driven by the circumstance of cold and rainy weather to seek refuge in a saloon, where we had to spend part of our pitiful dole for drink.
1-5) Have reverence for him who needs a home and stranger's dole, all ye who dwell in the high city of Cyme, the lovely maiden, hard by the foothills of lofty Sardene, ye who drink the heavenly water of the divine stream, eddying Hermus, whom deathless Zeus begot.
Such assistance as I have prevailed upon her to accept, I have been obliged, at her own earnest request, to dole out in the smallest portions, lest he, finding how easily money was procured, should squander it even more lightly than he is accustomed to do.
The best she could have found in it would have been a precarious dole of pity diminishing as her years increased.
Don't dole them out poetry-books and railway-tickets like babies.
Old women, such as I, starve and shiver, or accept the pauper's dole and the pauper's shroud.
Then he remembered another detail and dropped it before her, like a disdainful dole to her curiosity.
But if you suffer I have nothing for you--nothing except perhaps a beggarly dole of bread--but no consolation for your trouble, no respect for your manhood, no pity for the sorrows of your miserable life.
There are no grim door-keepers to dole out their tardy civility by the sixpenny-worth; nor is there, I sincerely believe, any insolence of office of any kind.
He has long had money (not overmuch as I make out) in trust to dole out to her when she can't do without it.
Clinton had a number of advantages going into the campaign season against Dole.
Kansan Bob Dole has been an enduring fixture on the national political stage for 35 years, since his first election to the House of Representatives in 1960, the year John F.