- Fearful, however, of losing this first and only opportunity of relieving my grief by imparting it, I, after a disturbed pause, contrived to frame a meagre, though, as far as it went, true response.
- I drew out my purse; a meagre thing it was.
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- They danced for the rest of the half hour, stopping to swallow their meager lunches only while Signor Carlotti was changing the phonograph between songs.
Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Uprising
- Inside, along with the rest of our meager possessions, were the Tales.
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