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Now and then.

--Living was cheap enough in the olden time. Socrates is supposed to have lived upon an income of seventy-five dollars; but he lived worse than a beggar.--His coat was shabby, and he wore the same garment both winter and summer; he went barefooted; his chief food was bread and water; and as he entered in no business to mend his estate or income, it is not wonderful that his wife scolded. Demosthenes, his sister, and their mother paid for their board $105 a year, and provided the house into the bargain.

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