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The children begged us to take them to Disneyland for a holidayI don't like it when a dog comes and begs for food at the table.

The children begged us to take them to Disneyland for a holiday.

The old man was able to make a few dollars a day begging on the street.

Ian begged his wife to forgive him after his brief affair with an old girlfriend.

There are a lot more people begging on the streets of this city nowadays than when I was growing up.

People are advised not to give money to beggars because they usually just spend it on alcohol and drugs.

The puppy stood up on its hind legs to beg for a piece of my barbecued chicken.

Anatole France once observed that the law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Bernard Berenson once said, I wish I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.

There is a Chinese proverb which observes that it is better to be a live beggar than a dead king.

In Nepal, boys who reach the age of 12 have their heads shaved, and are sent off to beg in the streets, much as the Buddha did thousands of years ago, though boys today only have to do it for one day.

The Buddha spent his life as a wandering monk, begging for his meals, and spending his days in meditation.

Some of the people I see begging for spare change on the streets here seem to be better dressed than I am.

Discussion question: How do you feel about giving money to people who beg on the streets?

Find someone who has given money to people begging on the streets.

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