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Definition of Pensionless
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pensionless
Literary usage of Pensionless
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1895)
"Spain, during the reigns of Philip II. and of his son, was overrun with poor discharged soldiers, old and maimed, who were turned out pensionless to such an ..."
2. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1911)
"... for which, when it comes, every other heart is stirred in sympathy ; while she, the pensionless Madame, had not only the neglect of another to confront, ..."
3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1881)
"Thus we find in our wards the pensionless discharged soldier with aortic aneurism ; the would-be thrifty mechanic with phthisis ; the baker, bronchitic from ..."
4. The Victorian Chancellors by James Beresford Atlay (1908)
"... Lord Chancellor of Ireland for a few weeks longer until Sugden resumed formal possession, and then he retired into private life,' poor and pensionless,' ..."
5. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1921)
"It is strange that in the second five-year plan nothing has been done for relieving the distress of the superannuated pensionless teachers of schools and ..."
6. Life of John, Lord Campbell, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain by John Campbell Campbell (1881)
"... day many believe that I am in the receipt of 4000La year for having held the Great Seal of Ireland six weeks.6 I rejoice that I am poor and pensionless. ..."