(1) A recent law that bars police from rousting homeless people from the city has expanded the vagrant population in a city unused to street people.(2) In Elizabethan England the poor laws were enacted to control vagrant men who were seen as subversive.(3) Instead, it reaches the reader ├ö├ç├┐through a vagrant sympathy and a kind of immediate contact├ö├ç├û.(4) I am now no better than your pregnant vagrant friend in the eyes of the government, and I expect I will be treated with exactly the same lack of sympathy.(5) The civic authorities plead helplessness in feeding the vagrant population and point out that a proposal to rehabilitate them in the suburbs is hanging fire.(6) She has a group of friends, all vagrant children eking out a living doing odd jobs, from boot polishing to selling flowers to rag-picking.(7) The 1856 County and Borough Act was motivated partly by dread of vagrant criminality associated with the end of the Crimean War and the prospect of a footloose army of unemployed returning soldiers.(8) Each sibling feels the need to break away - Emma to follow her new dream of being an archaeologist, Blue to track down his elusive and by now vagrant father, whom he finds squatting in an abandoned warehouse.(9) It houses, clothes, and feeds orphans, abandoned children, and vagrant children from dysfunctional families, ranging from 5-17 years of age.(10) I asked him what he, as a sharp lad, thought was the cause of so many boys becoming vagrant pickpockets?(11) We know you ran away with those vagrant teenagers.(12) One vagrant breath of wind can ruin an entire weekend.(13) Even the Hudson seems crystalline, vagrant chunks of ice drifting spectrally out to sea.(14) I have to find my vagrant husband for the next dance, and I expect to see you two out there, too.(15) The child vagrant population is growing and is a virtual time bomb waiting to explode.(16) We hear of these wild, vagrant saints, rather along the lines of John the Baptist.