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Poverty is no disgrace, but it is a great incovenience proverbial saying, late 16th century.

poverty is not a crime proverbial saying, late 16th century.

when poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window proverbial saying, mid 17th century, meaning that the strains of living in poverty often destroy a loving relationship.

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