Sentence Examples


  • While leading this vagrant and miserable life, Johnson fell in love.
  • An able-bodied parent who does not work when he has the opportunity, unless "idle under strike orders, or lock-outs," and who hires out his minor children, is declared a vagrant and may be fined $50o and imprisoned or sentenced to hard labour for not more than six months.
  • Industrial schools are chiefly for vagrant and neglected children and children not convicted of theft.
  • The interior of Novaya Zemlya shows hardly a trace of animal life, save here and there a vagrant bird, a few lemmings, an ice-fox, a brown or white bear, and at times immigrant reindeer.
  • And landowners were empowered to seize all vagrant able-bodied men, and to compel them to work at the statutory wages.