Origin of pauper
Related formspau·per·age, pau·per·dom, noun
Examples from the Web for pauper
He returned home a pauper without a pension and 50 years later, at 70, chronicled the travails of the War of Independence.
So, the prince in the old saying “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper” might need to retire.How to Use Your Lunch Hour for Better Productivity, Without Ever Taking a Bite|Gregory Ferenstein|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I felt that desperation and recklessness of poverty which only a pauper knows.Redburn. His First Voyage|Herman Melville
The mother of four of them was a widow, the fifth child was apparently a pauper, billeted upon her in consideration of 5s.
You act awful silly 'bout that feller, an' father says he's only a pauper anyway.Mr. Stubbs's Brother|James Otis
Hence the pauper tax, occasioned by the use of tobacco, may be set down at three millions of dollars, annually.A Disquisition on the Evils of Using Tobacco|Orin Fowler
Santara, the famous French painter, died neglected and penniless in a pauper hospital.Genius in Sunshine and Shadow|Maturin Murray Ballou