And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table.
One of the neighbors found Nasreddin scattering crumbs all around his house. "Why are you doing that?" he asked. "I'm keeping the tigers away," replied Nasreddin. "But there aren't any tigers around here," said the neighbor. "That's right," said Nasreddin. "You see how well it works?"nasreddin
The world knows that to quell the belly-fire, I ate crumbs and morsels given by men of caste , high-caste, low-caste or no cast.
[I] begged for crumbs and morsels door to door... Plodding and doddling around lanes.