His very sleep was stingily meted out to him: "Too much sleep stupefies a fellow!"
In this situation of seeming failure I began to think that farming of all occupations rewarded its devotees most stingily.
"The king lived there alone and stingily," says the historian Michelet.
I cannot believe that this beautiful poet soul was so stingily endowed by Nature, and had but one spring-time.
Then, what charges they make for the abominable lunches they serve out so stingily!