1 He fancied that she nodded her comprehension; and with that scant solace he had to trudge off through the rain.
2 He had foreseen an immediate demand for money, but not a permanent drain on his scant resources.
3 If the educational equipment which Gerald brought to America was scant, he did not even know it.
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4 They are enshrined in the hearts of all loyal Southerners, and no one begrudges them the scant monetary returns they make for their risks.
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5 The Confederates were on scant rations and practically without drugs or bandages for their own sick and wounded.
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6 There were too many Irish ancestors crowding behind Gerald's shoulders, men who had died on scant acres, fighting to the end rather than leave the homes where they had lived, plowed, loved, begotten sons.
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7 That lady herself played the organ for the choir at the Methodist Church and, as an organist, had scant respect for harps or harpists.
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8 Such flashes of joy as Lily moved in would have blinded Miss Farish, who was accustomed, in the way of happiness, to such scant light as shone through the cracks of other people's lives.
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9 I am reasonable," answered Front-de-Boeuf, "and if silver be scant, I refuse not gold.
10 Yeobright remained in his study, sitting over the open books; but the work of those hours was miserably scant.
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11 Borne by that flood over many desolate seas, we crave a scant dwelling for our country's gods, an unmolested landing-place, and the air and water that are free to all.
12 Princely chief of the Teucrians, in whose lifetime I will never allow the state or realm of Troy vanquished, our strength is scant to succour in war for so great a name.
13 The former masters of the land were peremptorily ordered about, seized, and imprisoned, and punished over and again, with scant courtesy from army officers.
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14 He was wrinkled and black, with scant gray and tufted hair; his voice and hands shook as with palsy; but on his face lay the intense rapt look of the religious fanatic.
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15 I longed to show them a tearing American gallop, for they trotted solemnly up and down, in their scant habits and high hats, looking like the women in a toy Noah's Ark.
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