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supported by charitable means1759 The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Gentleman'Twas by a poor ass, who had just turned in with a couple of large panniers upon his back, to collect eleemosynary turnip-tops and cabbage-leaves…1851The House of Seven GablesUncle Venner's pig was fed entirely, and kept in prime order, on these eleemosynary contributions…1855Leaves of GrassDown, down, proud gorge!-though choking thee; | Thy bearded throat and high-borne forehead to the gutter; | Crouch low thy neck to eleemosynary gifts.1909The New NorthSitting low among the 'pieces' of the police boat, with only his head visible in the sunset glow, Dr. Sussex builds air-castles of that eleemosynary hospital of his on the Arctic Circle.