So, the prince in the old saying “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper” might need to retire.
He returned home a pauper without a pension and 50 years later, at 70, chronicled the travails of the War of Independence.
pauper emigrants would not, in all probability, be allowed to land.
Even in his native town, he seldom had other than pauper cases to defend.
In default of identification, it would be turned over for burial among the pauper dead.
We have witnessed also the development of the pauper and criminal classes.
It was a pauper's grave that closed over the body of Mozart—coffin piled on coffin, and no one marked the spot.
I can only say, that, pauper as I am, I would not exchange places with the one who has done this deed.
pauper children may be bound out by the officers having charge of the poor.
It was only the beginning of The Prince and the pauper productions.
1510s, "person destitute of property or means of livelihood," from Latin pauper "poor, not wealthy, of small means" (see poor (adj.)). Originally in English a legal word, from Latin phrase in forma pauperis (late 15c.) "in the character of a poor person," thus allowed to sue in court without legal fees.