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 Beggar’s Daughter.Begging the Question. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Begging Hermits
 
were of the Augustine order; they renounced all property, and lived on the voluntary alms of “the faithful.”   1
   Begging Friars were restricted to four orders: Franciscans (Grey Friars), Augustines (Black Friars), Carmelites (White Friars), and Dominicans (Preaching Friars).   2
 


 Beggar’s Daughter.Begging the Question. 

 
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