Origin of poverty-stricken
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Contrary to the image of the typical heroin user propagated by the media, those using it are not all poverty-stricken delinquents.
Raised in the poverty-stricken Foster neighborhood in Portland, Chisholm started street preaching at age 19.
The next night Monty dutifully fills the opera house with poverty-stricken peasants.American Dreams: Brewster’s Millions and Triumphant America|Nathaniel Rich|January 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But he was a revolutionist, an often shabby, poverty-stricken genius with a taste for the bottle.
These are poverty-stricken areas and Westerners will not fit in well.
Poverty-stricken and dishonoured, Margaret Basset's son might not be so successful a suitor as the heir of Trevethlan.Trevethlan: (Vol 2 of 3)|William Davy Watson
For they were needy and poverty-stricken, whereas Katheline was comparatively well off.
He says nothing looks so poverty-stricken as a person that can only afford a few.Somewhere in Red Gap|Harry Leon Wilson
Of course this poverty-stricken condition is largely his own fault.A Woman's Impression of the Philippines|Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee
Free meals or cent meals for poverty-stricken school children are not Socialism.Socialism As It Is|William English Walling