Begging
Begging or panhandling is the practice of imploring others to grant a favor, often a gift of money, with little or no expectation of reciprocation. Beggars may be found in public places such as transp...
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FAKE HOMELESS MAN EXPOSED!
I heard this guy wasn't really homeless so we investigated him. For the first time, I'm bringing out my "20/20 slash Dateline" personality! lol. I WAS SHOCKED.
Definitely one of the best people in the world...
A 99 year old who lost most of his hearing in WW II is traveling 25 km by foot each day to...
Mendicant
A mendicant (from Latin: mendicans, "begging") is one who practises mendicancy (begging) and relies chiefly or exclusively on charitable donations to survive. In principle, mendicant religious ord...
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Statute of Cambridge 1388
The Statute of Cambridge 1388 (12 Rich. 2, ch. 7) was a piece of English legislation that placed restrictions on the movements of labourers and beggars. It prohibited any labourer from leaving the hun...
Valerie Solanas
Valerie Jean Solanas (April 9, 1936 – April 25, 1988) was an American radical feminist writer who is best known for the SCUM Manifesto, as well as the attempted murder of artist Andy Warhol.She was b...
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Little Flowers of St. Francis
The Little Flowers of St. Francis (Italian Fioretti di San Francesco) is a florilegium (excerpts of his body of work), divided into 53 short chapters, on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi which was ...
Definitely one of the best people in the world...
A 99 year old who lost most of his hearing in WW II is traveling 25 km by foot each day to...
Eadburh
Eadburh (Old English: Ēadburh), also spelled Eadburg, (fl. 789-802) was the daughter of King Offa of Mercia and Queen Cynethryth. She was the wife of King Beorhtric of Wessex, and according to Ass...
Francesco (film)
Francesco is a 1989 docu-drama relating in flashback St. Francis of Assisi's evolution from rich man's son to religious humanitarian and finally to full-fledged saint. The film was based on Hermann H...
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The Flowers of St. Francis
The Flowers of St. Francis (in Italian, Francesco, giullare di Dio, or "Francis, God's Jester") is a 1950 film directed by Roberto Rossellini and co-written by Federico Fellini. The film is based on...
Biofilo Panclasta
Vicente Rojas Lizcano (Chinácota, Colombia, 1879 – Pamplona, Colombia, 1943), known as Biófilo Panclasta, was a political activist, writer, and Colombian individualist anarchist. In 1904 he began to u...
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The Prince and the Princess in the Forest
The Prince and the Princess in the Forest is a Danish fairy tale collected by Evald Tang Kristensen (1843–1929) in Æventyr fra Jylland (Danish, "Tales from Jutland") in 1881. Andrew Lang included it i...
Gaberlunzie
Gaberlunzie /ɡæbərˈlʌnji/ is a medieval Scots word for a licensed beggar. The name may derive from the wallet that such people carry, but there is no other known derivation. The word appears in severa...
Ryan Larkin
Ryan Larkin (July 31, 1943 – February 14, 2007) was a Canadian animator, artist, and sculptor who rose to fame with the psychedelic Oscar-nominated short Walking (1968) and the acclaimed Street Musiqu...
Bankei Yōtaku
Bankei Yōtaku (盤珪永琢, 1622-1693) was a Japanese Rinzai Zen master, and the abbot of the Ryōmon-ji and Nyohō-ji. He is best known for his talks on the Unborn as he called it. According to D. T. Suz...
Canticle of the Sun
The "Canticle of the Sun", also known as the "Canticle of the Creatures" or "Laudes Creaturarum" ("Praise of the Creatures"), is a religious song composed by Saint Francis of Assisi. It was written in...
Prayer of Saint Francis
The Prayer of Saint Francis, also known as Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace is a Christian prayer. Attributed to the thirteenth-century saint Francis of Assisi, the prayer in its present form can...
Pappenheimer family
The Pappenheimer family was tried and executed for witchcraft in 1600 in Bavaria, Germany. The case is taken as an example of the torture used in witch trials, as it is unusually well documented.
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Maxwell Bodenheim
Maxwell Bodenheim (May 26, 1892 – February 6, 1954) was an American poet and novelist. A literary figure in Chicago, he later went to New York where he became known as the King of Greenwich Vil...
Alexius of Rome
Saint Alexius or Alexis of Rome or Alexis of Edessa was an Eastern saint whose veneration was later transplanted to Rome. The relocation of the cult to Rome was facilitated by the belief that the sai...
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Benedict Joseph Labre
Saint Benedict Joseph Labre, T.O.S.F., (French: Benoît-Joseph Labre) (March 25, 1748 – April 16, 1783) was a French mendicant, Franciscan tertiary and Catholic saint.
Labre was born in 1748 in...
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Hong Qigong
Hong Qi, better known as Hong Qigong, is a fictional character in the wuxia novel The Legend of the Condor Heroes and its sequel, The Return of the Condor Heroes, both of which are written by Jin Yong...
Bampfylde Moore Carew
Bampfylde Moore Carew (1693–1759) was an English rogue, vagabond and impostor, who claimed to be King of the Beggars.
He was the son of Reverend Theodore Carew, rector of Bickleigh. The Carews wer...
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Lucy Barker
Lucy Barker is a fictional character that appears in some versions of the story Sweeney Todd.
In the original legend and in the earliest melodramas and plays, Sweeney Todd has no wife or backstory...
Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi; born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father; 1181/1182 – October 3, 122...
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