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I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
But he walked up and down the room and forced himself to listen, though he could scarcely bear it, I could see.
The artist, though emphasizing the latter, can scarcely achieve power in this without also attaining the former.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
This reading secures scarcely anything more than a succession of sights to the eye or sounds to the ear.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
For my part, I scarcely know what to say; inasmuch as I do not care either to affirm or deny a thing of which I have no proof.
So it went, the time passed, and he could scarcely wait until the stage reached the little town where he now received his mail.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The fact that her fortune was vaguely threatened did not cause her anxiety: she scarcely realized it.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The public eye, ever watchful and timid, waits scarcely for the show of danger to take alarm and withdraw its favour.
She had scarcely finished speaking when Grandfather Mole poked his head from beneath a head of lettuce.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
But scarcely had the new ambassador arrived at his destination when he heard of Bonaparte's projected expedition to Egypt.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON

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