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  • She found a peasant and his wife, hard working, bent down by care and labour, distributing a scanty meal to five hungry babes.

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  • I had a strong suspicion, but scanty evidence.
  • It was a gloomy company that huddled under the dripping trees to eat their scanty supper.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia

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