Beg-begglng Quotes

What signifies, says someone, giving halfpence to beggars? They only lay it out in gin or tobacco. And why should they be denied such sweeteners of their existence? it is surely very savage to refuse them every possible avenue to pleasure, reckoned too coarse for our own acceptance. Life is a pill which none of […]

Better a living beggar than a buried emperor.

Beggars should be abolished entirely! Verily, it is annoying to give to them and it is annoying not to give to them.

The petition of an empty hand is dangerous.

There is not a soul who does not have to beg alms of another, either a smile, a handshake, or a fond eye.

Beg, v. To ask for something with an earnestness proportioned to the belief that it will not be given.

Beggar, n. One who has relied on the assistance of his friends.

“I beg your pardon?” said Alice. “It isn’t respectable to beg,” said the King.