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It bears a truly desolate appearance, being nothing but ridges of bare white sand, scantily crowned with a few shrubby bushes.
The host served Gilbert scantily, as Therese was watching, took the same sized piece and passed the plate to his Xantippe.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
The children, which were in great numbers, looked healthy, but were very scantily clad.
Notice that brown-faced, scantily clad boy, who keeps beckoning and shouting "Sahib."
The bothy was but scantily furnished, though it consisted of two rooms.
AULD LICHT IDYLLSJ. M. BARRIE
The Ebers Papyrus shows us that the specialties were by no means scantily developed.
The poor boys were scantily fed, and otherwise miserably provided for.
She appeared but scantily surprised to hear that there were not—it was a language of which one expected so little.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Details are scantily given: some of the principal scenes of conflict cannot even be identified with any certainty.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
As the goblin said this a cloud rolled gradually away and disclosed a small and scantily furnished but neat apartment.

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