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Around the table were seated about twenty persons, amongst whom the usual sprinkling of sacerdotes was not wanting.
Gottschal knew perfectly well what was wanting, but he wished to have a little fun out of the matter.
I should judge from what I see and feel that shade is seldom wanting here, except as a shield from the rain.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Work was not wanting also in repairing and roofing the buildings and the mill, abandoned since our return in 1607.
Yet here it appears to be the one thing wanting to give success to that despair of aeronauts, military ballooning.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
As regards the natural products of the Brazils, a great many of the most necessary articles are wanting in the list.
They split up into rival factions, each one wanting to set up a government of its own.
This bird also has a whitish streak over the eye, which seems wanting in A. streperus.
And what is wanting in such is principally the rectification of their views: their endeavours are harmonious and consistent.
He was not actually wanting in affection for his own people, but was simply bored in their society.

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