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But he was a selfish, stingy man and would not give away or even sell his stores, for he would rather see the people starve.
Mr. Perkins was a close manager but not stingy with his wife.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTONAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
Labouise answered: "Possibly, but it is not for you; you're too stingy."
Mrs. Lynde might be bossy; but there was always a box of cookies in her kitchen cupboard and she was not stingy.
ANNE OF THE ISLANDLUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
I know that I've been stingy and a miser; but in the end it pays you as well.
DITTE: GIRL ALIVE!MARTIN ANDERSEN NEXO
My wife left me because she said I was stingy, and she took my child—my only daughter.
At the fifth dip, Stingy and Selfish came running out of the house, and they were changed.
TELL ME ANOTHER STORYCAROLYN SHERWIN BAILEY
The stingy little dwarf was yawning in the parlor, because he never did any work—he let the others do it.
TELL ME ANOTHER STORYCAROLYN SHERWIN BAILEY
"You're stingy to me with my wife, Alma," he said to her upon one of these provocations.
You have, and you didn't let me know it, you mean, stingy thing!

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