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Nearly all of them were not eating enough, and were skimping the third meal.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
In every part of the edifice good mason work was done, save in the upper vaults, where the necessity of economy led to skimping.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
They weren't wearing such skimping skirts then, and I had an extra breadth put in so that it would all fade alike.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTONAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
Perhaps you will say her nose and lips are a line too heavy: there is no skimping in her outlines.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 20, NO. 33, NOVEMBER 1877VARIOUS
The usual mean and skimping restoration and refitting with pitch-pine may be noticed here.
THE CORNISH COAST (SOUTH)CHARLES G. HARPER
She set her lips and went through the new duties without shirking or skimping, resolutely avoiding a look into the garden.
A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
There should be no skimping, no false economy, in a matter of such prime importance.
THE FLAGHOMER GREENE
I had put it to him that the meagreness of my personal experiences had, so far, tended to the skimping of my art.
A WOMAN OF GENIUSMARY AUSTIN
We save all our lives to invest in a South Sea Bubble; and in skimping and scheming, we have grown mean, and narrow, and hard.
THE SECOND THOUGHTS OF AN IDLE FELLOWJEROME K. JEROME
The mania for saving results in many cases in skimping the necessaries of life.
CHARITIES AND THE COMMONS: THE PITTSBURGH SURVEY, PART I: THE PEOPLEVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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