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Unformatted text preview: happens to anyone who becomes poor and how easy it is for a man to lose his morals over something as simple as money. I can definitely relate to this quote on many levels, because I have actually been poor and my parents have filed for bankruptcy before. A man really and truly does lose his spirit when poverty has been achieved. I have never seen my Father how he is today, the man has no drive anymore, and he is clinically depressed, poverty is literally taking the life out of him. I also believe this quote has an underlying meaning such as the word often in this quote; it is there for a reason, but why? In my opinion its because often means that the men who become poor and who dont lose their spirit or virtue come back stronger than ever better man they ever were they actually appreciate what they have worked so hard for and begin to live by Francis Bacons quote on page 375 line 28-30....
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- Spring '08