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- noun One who pores.
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- noun One who
pores, or studies closely.
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Him goes tu Humayn Sosietee fur hims sekkund vaksinayshuns an dewurmings, an whyle we there, him gets mike-ro-chip, an ai pays teh munnies an sine teh contrakt taht sez, “Ai will lubs an obey him furebber in sikniss an helf, fur richer fur porer.”
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They was of a porer class and had to have a living and sorter become slaves for a living.
Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Arkansas Narratives, Part 6
We was all pore, them days, but the Lincolns was porer than anybody.
The war of '12 busted everything on the bay, burned half a dozen towns, kept the white men layin' out an 'watchin', and made loafers of half of 'em, an 'brought bad volunteers an' militia yer to trifle with the porer gals, an 'some of them strangers stuck yer after the war was done.
Consider whereaboute we are, not giveing almes, but furnishing a store house; no one shall be porer then another for 7. years, and if any be rich, none can be pore.
The Mayflower and Her Log; July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621 — Complete
Consider wheraboute we are, not giveing almes, but furnishing a store house; no one shall be porer then another for 7. years, and if any be rich, none can be pore.
Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation' From the Original Manuscript. With a Report of the Proceedings Incident to the Return of the Manuscript to Massachusetts
To the forefaid inconveniences may come alfo, throng the faid flatute, this abufe following: that is to wete, if there be a mightier or a richer man, that do fue a porer man in the faid Courts; the richer man maye the fooner, by reafon that there be fo fewe Pro6lors, retain the mooft parte and bed lemed of theym.
Memorial of the Most reverend father in God Thomas Cranmer,sometime lord archbishop of Canterbury : Wherein the history of the church, and reformation of it, during the primacy of the said archbishop, are greatly illustrated; and many singular matters relating thereunto, now first published (1694.)
The tyme for thia resteth in no mans porer to determjn, but only in God.
Consider wheraboute we are, not giveing almes, but fur - nishing a store house; no one shall be porer then another for
I dunno how, but de harder I wuk de porer I got, till finally I jes started off afoot an 'alone ter go ter Kansas; an' h'yer I is, ready ter grow up wid de kentry, Marse Hesden, jest ez soon ez I gits ter Sally an 'de chillen. "
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