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The river was the only resource, and from the scarceness of hooks the supply of fish obtainable was rather scanty.
It has been hinted that there was a reason for the scarceness of the plums in the plum-cake.
A GREAT EMERGENCY AND OTHER TALESJULIANA HORATIA GATTY EWING
Scarceness is what there is the biggest stock 40 of in the country.
Scarceness o' victual 'ull keep; there's no need to be hasty wi' the cooking.
When the war broke out in 1793, the usual scarceness of seamen was met.
He foresaw and provided for the days of scarceness; he piloted Egypt through the bitter seven years of famine.
The value of shining stones is entirely founded upon their scarceness or their brilliancy.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IV (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Still, if scarceness is an element of value, these things should be precious.
All the more might it be so in view of its scarceness, from the first.
THE SQUARE OF SEVENSE. IRENAEUS STEVENSON

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