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scarcity
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David Copperfield
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  • A young man, a farm-labourer, as come by us on his way to market with his mas’r’s drays — a journey of over five hundred mile, theer and back — made offers fur to take her fur his wife (wives is very scarce theer), and then to set up fur their two selves in the Bush.

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

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