- I know I do not exaggerate, unconsciously and unintentionally, the scantiness of my resources or the difficulties of my life.
- Her dress was of a lavender colour, and perfectly neat; but scantily made, as if she desired to be as little encumbered as possible.
- My room was at the top of the house, at the back: a close chamber; stencilled all over with an ornament which my young imagination represented as a blue muffin; and very scantily furnished.
- The shambling figure, and the scanty great-coat, were not to be mistaken.
- I had not expected him to be, and was not surprised myself; or my observation of similar practical satires would have been but scanty.
- The scanty, wet-looking grey hair, by which I remembered him, was almost gone; and the thick veins in his bald head were none the more agreeable to look at.
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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.
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C.S. Lewis -- Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia