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About nightfall,—their horse having made poorish fight, though the foot had stood to it like men,—they roll universally away.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Without more or less of this knowledge, a lady, even the wife of a peer, is but a poorish thing.Advice to Young Men|William Cobbett
Never mind your being poorish as yet; there's money in your head-piece as there's money i' the sown field, but it must ha' time.Adam Bede|George Eliot
It was, in fact, a poorish match and the young couple were dependent more or less on Wardle.Pickwickian Studies|Percy Fitzgerald
Dartie reflected that Bosinney would have a poorish time in that cab if he didn't look sharp!The Forsyte Saga, Complete|John Galsworthy