Once or twice he had shaken his head at the scantiness of all their provisions for life.
"In the scantiness of your raiment, Citoyenne," he answered acidly.
Knowing the scantiness of the Oriental breakfast, we are not surprised.
Their scantiness of raiment, it is pleaded in their behalf, is due in no sense to immodesty.
But his courage and activity made up for the scantiness ...