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David had replied, in that short tone of self-sufficiency which conveys so much more than the syllable would seem to warrant.
Some are merely well off, others immensely wealthy—with a sufficiency invested elsewhere.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Who can understand its nature, its operations, the sufficiency which is not sufficient, and the efficacy which is ineffectual.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
It is to enable this class of readers to test the quality and sufficiency of their belief that this book has been prepared.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The unfortunate peasant frequently has scarcely a sufficiency left to keep life in himself and his family.
The stags of the forest do not pasture in herds, hence they find a sufficiency in the woods.
So I have tried very hard, without too much help, to hit the mean between extravagance and sufficiency.
One does not hate a youngster seven years one's junior merely because he is a mass of inexperience and self-sufficiency.
He would acquiesce in the sufficiency of the reason first given, "bodies which contain more particles are heavier."
He gave me good-morning civilly; and I gave the same to him, smiling down upon him from the heights of my sufficiency.

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