1 I was shown by this woman into a sitting-room, where a frugal supper was laid out.
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2 My friend rubbed his thin hands together with an appearance of avidity which was a surprise to me, who knew his frugal tastes.
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3 Such was I in battle, but I did not care about farm work, nor the frugal home life of those who would bring up children.
4 During the short and frugal repast that followed, the conversation was extremely circumspect, and related entirely to the events of the hunt, in which Magua had so lately been engaged.
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5 This Anton Antonitch lived on the fourth storey in a house in Five Corners, in four low-pitched rooms, one smaller than the other, of a particularly frugal and sallow appearance.
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6 Nothing could be more frugal than this repast.
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7 The truest happiness, he said, lay in working hard and living frugally.