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dearth
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Antony and Cleopatra
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  • ] Thus do they, sir: they take the flow o’ the Nile By certain scales i’ the pyramid; they know By the height, the lowness, or the mean, if dearth Or foison follow: the higher Nilus swells The more it promises; as it ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime and ooze scatters his grain, And shortly comes to harvest.

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  • There’s a dearth of programming for all the new media outlets.
  • The dearth of interest might have to do with holiday distractions.

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