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The Tempest
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scarcity
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The Tempest
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  • Scarcity and want shall shun you; Ceres’ blessing so is on you.
  • I perceive, these lords At this encounter do so much admire That they devour their reason, and scarce think Their eyes do offices of truth, their words Are natural breath; but, howsoe’er you have Been justled from your senses, know for certain That I am Prospero, and that very duke Which was thrust forth of Milan; who most strangely Upon this shore, where you were wrack’d, was landed To be the lord on’t.

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  • There is a scarcity of work in the region.
  • Work is scarce in the region.

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