INGRATEn. One who receives a benefit from another, or is otherwise an object of charity.

“All men are ingrates,” sneered the cynic. “Nay,”
The good philanthropist replied;
“I did great service to a man one day
Who never since has cursed me to repay,
Nor vilified.”

“Ho!” cried the cynic, “lead me to him straight —
With veneration I am overcome,
And fain would have his blessing.” “Sad your fate —
He cannot bless you, for I grieve to state
The man is dumb.”
—Ariel Selp