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The one difficulty lay in the scantiness of her information.
THE GUESTS OF HERCULESC. N. WILLIAMSON AND A. M. WILLIAMSON
None on account of their dignity should be exempt; none (preserving due proportion) on account of the scantiness of their means.
Well, this result is really astounding, when we consider the scantiness of the means.
THE LIFE OF THE FLYJ. HENRI FABRE
They have symmetrical forms, which are partially revealed through the scantiness of their clothing.
He was desirous of visiting Trent, while the council were sitting; but the scantiness of his purse defeated his curiosity.
Owing to the scantiness of Sunday trains, Marsham did not arrive at Beechcote village till between nine and ten at night.
This was rather an advantage, for when sick we did not so much mind the scantiness of our diet.
DARING AND SUFFERING:WILLIAM PITTENGER
The scantiness of the summer rains is more than compensated for by the long growing seasons in fall and spring.
I remarked about the scantiness of the meals to the manager.
The duke hath a fair daughter, and we will make up for any scantiness in the dower.

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