He repulsed the advances of neighbors, and became what Robert called him—a miser.
Robert was right in calling him a miser, but he had not always deserved the name.
But you know the old man has become a miser, and makes money his idol.
She declared she was thrifty, but neither a miser, nor a kidnaper, nor a witch.
I have a regard for old Matthew, though he is something of a miser, I fear.
I should think myself a miser, a selfish wretch, if I had kept them any longer.
Course, you and me know they're mean, miser'ble liars, but it's her I'm thinkin' of.
Ain't you got any self-respect at all, you miser'ble, low-lived—' and so forth and so on.
Perhaps it is merely a story of a miser and his daughter's dowry.
The miser is happy when he hoards his gold; the philanthropist when he distributes his.