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  • s  lacking funds

  • Last June he walked into the Haig stony-broke.
  • Ways and Means, telling about a stony-broke but determinedly gay couple visiting in a stylish Riviera villa, and Family Album, in which a Victorian family drink themselves out of .
  • He resigned, stony-broke, when Bush went bankrupt in 1933, and cast about for "something fundamental" to get into.

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