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Sample sentences for the GRE study word indigent

indigent can be used as a adj

1.Of indigent faint souls, past corporal toil. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.Rochester might probably win that noble lady's love, if he chose to strive for it is it likely he would waste a serious thought on this indigent and insignificant plebeian'. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.That which is carried on for the benefit of the poor and the indigent is too often either neglected or oppressed. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
4.Is it necessary to emphasize this Must this melancholy parallelism be yet more completely verified Have you not indigent persons Glance below. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.As his factory was a centre, a new quarter, in which there were a good many indigent families, rose rapidly around him he established there a free dispensary. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.In ancient times, before any charities of this kind had been established for the education of indigent people to the learned professions, the rewards of eminent teachers appear to have been much more considerable. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
7.The usual recompence, however, of public and private teachers, small as it may appear, would undoubtedly be less than it is, if the competition of those yet more indigent men of letters, who write for bread, was not taken out of the market. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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