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A miser having heard of another still more parsimonious than himself, waited on him to gain instruction.
There is no good reason why any town in Massachusetts should be negligent or parsimonious in these particulars.
Worldly fame has been parsimonious of her favor to the memory of those generous companions.
ORATIONSJOHN QUINCY ADAMS
Cadaverous, simply because he was too parsimonious to provide sufficient nourishing food to meet the demands of such a huge body.
THREE LITTLE WOMENGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
They know, I can tell you, and they despise parsimonious people who try to make their old things do forever.
AND SO THEY WERE MARRIEDFLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
The public, to some extent, at once consider him who adverts to this topic, as parsimonious or mean.
Whether the Yankee talked or kept silent, whether he was generous or parsimonious, he was always under suspicion.
THE OLD NORTHWESTFREDERIC AUSTIN OGG
Willie's self-sacrifice was of the parsimonious sort that made acceptance impossible.
After all, he had inherited more than he knew from his sternly business-like and rather parsimonious ancestors.
NORTHWEST!HAROLD BINDLOSS
The boy's reaction from his uncle's firm and parsimonious guardianship was natural, and she studied him with fresh curiosity.
NORTHWEST!HAROLD BINDLOSS

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