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The Mill on the Floss
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stint -- as in: a 6-month stint in China
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • To save something toward the repayment of those creditors was the object toward which he was now bending all his thoughts and efforts; and under the influence of this all-compelling demand of his nature, the somewhat profuse man, who hated to be stinted or to stint any one else in his own house, was gradually metamorphosed into the keen-eyed grudger of morsels.
  • To save something toward the repayment of those creditors was the object toward which he was now bending all his thoughts and efforts; and under the influence of this all-compelling demand of his nature, the somewhat profuse man, who hated to be stinted or to stint any one else in his own house, was gradually metamorphosed into the keen-eyed grudger of morsels.
  • And then, when the box is goin’ back’ard and forrard, I could send the lad a cake, or a pork-pie, or an apple; for he can do with an extry bit, bless him! whether they stint him at the meals or no. My children can eat as much victuals as most, thank God!"

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  • After a few hours’ stint here, I’d deal with the third clue.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Thus began my brief stint as a lone singer-songwriter about town, playing in coffeehouses, mostly.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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